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Folder 3: Diary of Catherine McAlpin Wray Pritchard, 1829 (original). Diary, 39 pages, dated 1 July-24 December 1829, written by Catherine McAlpin Wray Pritchard, with occasional entries by her husband, George Worthington Pritchard, concerning a trip to England and Scotland. Details include descriptions of the sea passage from New Orleans to Liverpool on board the ship Tally Ho; brief descriptions of the Irish coast, Liverpool, Shrewsbury, Oxford, Glasgow, and Edinburgh; fuller descriptions, including references to social life and customs, especially of friends and relatives, at Meole in Shropshire and London; and the return home on board the ship Jane. Entries include notes about the weather and, during the sea voyages, the location of ship by longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates. A typed transcription (45 pages) of the Pritchard diary, made by staff of Southern Historical Collection, circa 1948, also is included.: Scan 28

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