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Journal of the voyage of H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific

Title
Journal of the voyage of H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific, 1813-1814.
Author
Ross, F.

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Ross, F. Journal - 1813-1814Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 2632 Ross, F. Journal - 1813-1814Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
Tagus (Ship)
Description
.16 linear foot (1 volume)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries – 19th century.
  • Sketches.
  • Watercolors (paintings)
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Call Number
MssCol 2632
OCLC
769643669
Author
Ross, F.
Title
Journal of the voyage of H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific, 1813-1814.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
F. Ross's journal of a voyage of the H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific, from November 26, 1813 through August 1814. Includes accounts of the capture of French ship of war Le Ceres and U.S.S. Essex and visits to Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Valparaíso, Callao, Guayaquil, Islands of Galapagos and Marquesas, and other locations. Includes eighteen watercolor sketches depicting the surrender of Le Ceres and views of Rio de Janeiro, La Plata, Montevideo, and other locations, as well as several unfinished pencil sketches, including "The Capture of the U.S.S. Essex."
Volume appears to have been created in 1815, after the author's return to England.
Added Author
Tagus (Ship)
Research Call Number
MssCol 2632
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