Diary Commencing October 20th 1825

Scope and Content

"Diary Commencing October 20th 1825" by "Mr Rowlandson", the date when he departed from Madras (Chennai) heading for Bengal. They departed from Bengal on 8 December 1825. The diary marks the latitude and longitude each day and journals things seen and thoughts about the experience as he sails for England. Includes some sketches of land formations that he has seen, and additional notes in the margins. After completing this journal, he then restarts using the notebook in 1887 to write copies of letters and sermon notes. The final page has a musical composition dated 29 March 1826. Handwritten, hardback journal.

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