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Thomas Denman Wright letters to his family from various ports of call of H.M.S. Bellerophon and Amphitrite, 1849-1855.
BANC MSS P-N 136
Collection Overview

Title:

Thomas Denman Wright letters to his family from various ports of call of H.M.S. Bellerophon and Amphitrite, 1849-1855

Creator/Contributor:

Wright, Thomas Denman., creator

Abstract:

Written in 1849 from England, Leghorn Roads, and Rome; in 1850 from Salamis Bay; in 1851 from off Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, and Callao; in 1852 from Valparaiso, and Arctic Sea off Cape Lisburn; in 1853 from San Francisco; and in 1855 at sea, vicinity of Valparaiso. The letters especially describe the situation in Italy in 1849, the west coast of South America, explorations in the Arctic, and a visit to San Francisco. Some Wright family genealogical notes in typescript accompany the Mss.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration

Physical Description:

18 items.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-N 136

Origin:

Various places