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Journals kept by Mr McAdams of five voyages in several Snows.


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Description Journal of a voyage from Whitehaven to Cape Fear in North Carolina via Holland, in the snow BESSBOROUGH (spelled 'Bessbourough'), Captain George Gibson, 1744; Journal of a voyage from Virginia to Whitehaven in the snow BUBY, Captain William Atkinson, 1746-1747; Journal of a voyage from Whitehaven to Virginia in the snow PEACE, Captain George Nicholson, 1749; Journal of a voyage from Virginia to Barbados in the snow MOLLY, 1752 (begins with a written piece of music called 'The Graces'); Journal of a voyage from Cape Henry to Cape Clear, then Whitehaven to Virginia, in the snow JINNY & NANCY, Captain Court, 1754. The volume also contains later additions such as lists of expenses, mortgage calculations and other lists, dated 1795 to 1804, and inserts consisting of around 10 watercolour and pencil drawings of land and sea scapes.
Date made 1744-1804

Finding Reference JOD/301
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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