A Philadelphian Looks at New England

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1960

GUSN

GUSN-169706

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Description

These are excerpts from "Journal of a Journey by Sea from Philadelphia to Boston" by William Wood Thackara, 1791-1839, on a family visit to Hampstead, N.H., with his bride of eight months. The voyage on the Boston-based schooner "Delaware" was recorded in a 150-page account, which provides modern-day readers with a invaluable account of 19th-century Boston.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 80

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1960.050.179.001

Abstract

These are excerpts from "Journal of a Journey by Sea from Philadelphia to Boston" by William Wood Thackara, 1791-1839, on a family visit to Hampstead, N.H., with his bride of eight months. The voyage on the Boston-based schooner "Delaware" was recorded in a 150-page account, which provides modern-day readers with a invaluable account of 19th-century Boston.

Date Notes

Volume 50, Number 179 (Winter 1960)

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Record Details

Originator

Robert Donald Crompton (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1960). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England