Journal documenting Frances Long Holt's pleasure trip to North America in 1872. The author also describes a weeklong stay
in Havana, Cuba and a brief stop in Quebec.
Little is known about Frances (Long) Holt other than that she was the second wife of Alfred Holt (1829-1911), an entrepreneur
and engineer who helped to introduce and advance steamship technology in the late nineteenth century. The company that he
founded, Ocean Steam Ship Company (later Alfred Holt & Co.), first rose to prominence by sending steam-powered ships on Asian
trade routes. The Holts resided in Liverpool, England.
88 leaves : ruled paper ; 155 x 100 mm. bound to 162 x 109 mm.
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