Ship's log-book,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 23149B
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004628410
  • Dates of Creation
      1865-1866 /
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Welsh  English, Welsh.
  • Physical Description
      i, 56ff. (ff. 23 and 26 torn; leaves missing after ff. 23, 25, 26) ; 195 x 160 mm. Leather covers, with gold fillet, rebacked at NLW.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

A log-book of the ship British Monarch, kept by the commander, Thomas Bowen Rees, containing an account of her voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta, June-October 1865 (ff. 1 verso-23 verso), and from Calcutta to London, December 1865 - April 1866 (inverted text ff. 27-54 verso). Also included is a draft letter, ca. 1866, from Thomas Bowen Rees to 'Mrs Rowlands', ?'Yet y Cwrt', near Newport, co. Pembroke (inverted text f. 26 recto-verso); and notes in Welsh in praise of the Sunday School (inverted text ff. 24-5 verso).

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Acquisition Information

David Harbourne; Cardiff; Purchase; 1993


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 23149B

Archivist's Note

February 2009.

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 IX (Aberystwyth, 2003);

Additional Information


Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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