Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-1991
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 16730
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of index cards, in alphabetical order, listing the hundreds of individual authors and manuscripts that form the Clifton Waller Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection.
Dates: 1968 December 12
Lieutenant William Bligh diary leaf recounting his uncomfortable journey to London (for surveying the Coast near Dungeness in preparation of the Napoleonic Wars)
Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16499
Content Description Lieutenant William Bligh diary handwritten leaf recounting his uncomfortable journey to London (for surveying the Coast near Dungeness in preparation of the Napoleonic Wars)in 1803. He writes, Friday 16, 1803 "[Dear Wm?] At 4 this morning I got into the [Balloon] Coach [ ] Passengers [two] ladies, sisters called Miss Wear's. Very much [destroyed?] by the frequent stopping of the coachmen.Saturday 17, 1803 "D. [Wm] After a tedious & unpleasant nights traveling and...
Dates: 16-17 [December?] 1803
Identifier: MSS 16460