Item F2525 - Voyage by Parramatta from S.W. India Dock, London to Sydney, Australia, 1875 Aug. 29 - 1875 Nov. 26

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F2525

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Voyage by Parramatta from S.W. India Dock, London to Sydney, Australia, 1875 Aug. 29 - 1875 Nov. 26

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  • 1875 (Creation)

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1 v. (16 p.) 18 cm.

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(c1861-1931)

Biographical history

Nancy Armitage travelled from London to Sydney by boat in 1875. In 1880, she married Alexander Rose Macdonald.

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Shipboard diary of a young English lady, describing the social interaction, entertainments, and weather during the voyage. Last 3 pages of diary : poems 'sent to Frances from Blanche, Toowoomba'.

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  • English

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Handwritten.
Inscribed inside front cover : Nancy Armitage Aug. 27 1875 London, England etc. On inside back cover : Nancy Macdonald, Sans Souci 6 Oct. 81.

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Migrated

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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