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Title Correspondence Relating to Her Majesty's Emigrant Ship "Hercules"
Date 1853
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Francis and John Rivington
Reference 8276.c.21
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Letters from passengers, crew and surgeons of the "Hercules", a emigrant ship transporting migrants from England and Scotland to Australia. Topics discussed include weather conditions, health and sickness, and arrangements for arrivals and departures.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places London, England; Edinburgh, Campbeltown, Skye, Scotland; Adelaide, Australia
Ports Birkenhead, Liverpool, England; Glasgow, Oban, Scotland; Port Philip, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Scottish
Ships Hercules; Celt; Georgiana
Keywords journey conditions, weather, health and sickness, death, diet, supplies, rations, group emigration, family emigration
Language English
Copyright British Library