Robert Whyte's Famine Ship Diary 1847 (Paperback)
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Robert Whyte's Famine Ship Diary 1847 (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 01/01/1994
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The voyage of the 'coffin ship' Ajax, from Dublin to Grosse â ele, the Canadian quarantine station as described in the contemporary diary of one of the passengers, Robert Whyte. Whyte was a Protestant gentleman of education and position, as well as being a professional writer who intended to publish his diary. The diary appeared in 1848. It is signed in the author's own handwriting and features vivid descriptions of the spectacular scenery along the way and the striking delineations of the passengers, the crew and the suffering travellers.

Publisher: The Mercier Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781856350914
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 122 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 10 mm
Edition: UK ed.

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