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Sir John Maxwell Tylden diary

Title
Sir John Maxwell Tylden diary, 1814-1815.
Author
Tylden, J. M. (John Maxwell), Sir, 1787-1866.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 3050Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Watercolors (paintings)
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of original volume.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available on microfilm;
Call Number
MssCol 3050
OCLC
746173405
Author
Tylden, J. M. (John Maxwell), Sir, 1787-1866.
Title
Sir John Maxwell Tylden diary, 1814-1815.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Microfilm must be used in lieu of original volume.
Summary
Sir John Maxwell Tylden, a captain in the 43rd regiment of the British Army, kept this diary on an expedition from England to New Orleans, Louisiana. Entries date from October 27, 1814-May 10, 1815. Tylden records operations before New Orleans and at Mobile Bay and describes social and political life in Havana, Bermuda, and other locations. The diary includes watercolor sketches of coast lands, as well as a portrait of Tylden copied by Mrs. G.W. Smith.
Additional Formats
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-427.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3050
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