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Thomas Hardy letters : to mother, 1875-1880.
BANC MSS 2011/73
Collection Overview

Title:

Thomas Hardy letters: to mother, 1875-1880

Creator/Contributor:

Hardy, Thomas, Shipmaster, creator, correspondent.

Abstract:

Nine handwritten letters from a shipmaster sailing along the Pacific coast in Chile and San Francisco to his mother containing mostly personal regards with some details about his locations and destinations. Two letters, both dated in 1875, are from aboard the Barque Empress Eugénie in Coquimbo, Chile. Six of the letters are written aboard the Barque Dorsetshirs from various locations in Chile including Coquimbo, Coronel, Valparaiso, and Talcahuano. One letter, dated May 12, 1876, is written aboard the Dorsetshirs from San Francisco.

Date:

1875 (issued)

Subject:

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Shipmaster -- Hardy, Thomas -- Correspondence
Empress Eugénie (Barque)
Dorsetshirs (Barque)
Ship captains -- Correspondence
Seafaring life -- Chile -- Description and travel
Coquimbo (Chile) -- Description and travel
Valparaíso (Chile) -- Description and travel
Talcahuano (Chile) -- Description and travel
Coronel (Chile) -- Description and travel
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Thomas Hardy letters : to mother, 1875-1880, BANC MSS 2011/73, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Ken Harrison Western Americana; 20110512.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2011/73

Origin:

California