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Lieutenant William Bligh diary leaf recounting his uncomfortable journey to London (for surveying the Coast near Dungeness in preparation of the Napoleonic Wars)

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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

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  • Language: English X
  • Library: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library X
  • Names: Bligh, William, 1754-1817 X