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Sailing to Australia: Shipboard Diaries by Nineteenth-Century British Emigrants
     

Sailing to Australia: Shipboard Diaries by Nineteenth-Century British Emigrants

by Andrew Hassam, Hassam
 

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When Edwin Francis, an eighteen-year-old shoemaker from the west of England, sailed on board the Clara Symes from Bristol on 16 October 1852, he took with him a notebook, intending to write up every day the events of the long voyage to Australia. This book is based on real pieces of diaries found written on the voyage to Australia.

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When Edwin Francis, an eighteen-year-old shoemaker from the west of England, sailed on board the Clara Symes from Bristol on 16 October 1852, he took with him a notebook, intending to write up every day the events of the long voyage to Australia. This book is based on real pieces of diaries found written on the voyage to Australia.

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Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780719045462
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Pages:
235

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