Manuscript travel journals, 1784-1790, comprising part of a 'Journal of an 8 month's [sic] tour on the Continent', 25 Apr-10 May 1784, describing the final phase of a tour from Sedan to Calais and London which lasted from October 1783 to May 1784, and including an itinerary of the whole voyage through Picardy, Paris, Burgundy, Switzerland and Belgium, and an anecdote concerning Voltaire; a 'Journal of a tour to the West in the summer 1788', describing a journey from London through Berkshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall; and an unfinished 'Journal of a tour into Sussex', Jul 1790.
Travel journals, Europe
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 491
- Dates of Creation1784-1790
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 150 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The diarist lived in Berkeley Street, London.
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Bought from D. Low in 1958.
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Collection level description.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
8" x 6½"
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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