Voyages in South American waters,

Scope and Content

A volume containing an account by a midshipman of his service on board H.M.S. Ranger and H.M.S. Doris on duty in South American waters, 1825-1828. Amongst the ports the ships called at were Monte Video, Buenos Ayres, Rio [de] Janeiro, and St. Catharine's, on the eastern, and Valparaiso, Talcahuano, Arica, Islay, Pisco, and Callao, on the western seaboard of South America. A visit was also made to the island of Juan Fernandez. At the reverse end of the volume are transcripts of miscellaneous late seventeenth and early eighteenth century memoranda and accounts, including tithe accounts of [the Reverend] Thomas Nepiker, rector of Bepton [co. Sussex].

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 12858B.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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