Diary of the adventures of a merchant captain in the Mediterranean, 1711-1715, compiled by George Aptall

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Trv 1
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      1 vol. (53pp.), manuscript. Written in a single neat eighteenth-century hand, probably autograph. Sewn together as a single gathering within paper covers. Pp.54-56 are blank.

Scope and Content

Contains Captain George Aptall's personal account of his misadventures in the Eastern Mediterranean, signed by him on 17 October 1715.

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The compiler of this manuscript is not otherwise known.

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Maggs Brothers Ltd on 27 April 1961.


In English.

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