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An 18th century copy of Phineas Pett's diary.


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Description An updated (c.1800) version of Phineas Pett's diary presented to the Greenwich Library Sailors Institute on memorial by Reverend C Manby descendant of Captain Manby explorer and inventor. The diary inclues 20th centrury newspaper clippings, extracts from Church book in Chatham and extracts from Campbells lives of the admirals: Volume 2 page 44.
Date made 1800-1942

Finding Reference JOD/295
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent volume
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