Log book of the barque Amelia Matilda,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 17389D.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004433769
  • Dates of Creation
      1834-1835 /
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      80 ff. with insertions (foliated 1-77; ff. 48-77 blank) ;325 x 200 mm.Boards wrapped in loose cloth; 'Lost on the 15 March 1838' and '[?F. S.] Jones' in ink, [19 cent.], on cloth inside front cover.Two leaves removed after f. 47 and numerous leaves removed at end.Two leaves removed after f. 47 and numerous leaves removed at end
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Journal, 1834-1835 (watermark 1833), of the barque 'Amelia Matilda' of Liverpool, commanded by R. F. Jones, the journal kept by E[dward] F. Jones. The volume records a voyage from Liverpool to the Benin River, [Nigeria], September-November 1834 (ff. 3-21), and the return voyage, from Corisco, [Equatorial Guinea], to Liverpool, March-June 1835 (ff. 21 verso-47).
A letter, 22 October 1835, from John Mather, Bonny River, [Nigeria], to Edward Jones on board the barque 'Mansfield' at New Calabar, [Nigeria], and a receipt, 1832, are enclosed in an archival envelope (3 ff.).

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Acquisition Information

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 17389D.

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Archivist's Note

May 2007.

Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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Custodial History

'Er cof am Ann Eilian Owen' [d. 2 February 1918, Liverpool] stamped on f. 77 verso.

Additional Information


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