Journals of Samuel and Julian Alleyne Baker

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 869, e. 1391-2, g. 353-4
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Scope and Content

The collection consists of:  

  • Journal of Samuel Baker on a voyage to Jamaica, 7 Oct. 1815-29 May 1816
  • Diaries of Julian Alleyne Baker on the Khedive's expedition, 1869-73

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Baker sailed to Jamaica on the Bernard, 1815-16. Julian Alleyne Baker took part in the Khedive's expedition to suppress the slave trade in Egypt and the Sudan, 1869-73.

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Acquisition Information

The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Dr J.R. Baker, 1984.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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