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Title The Emigrant Voyager's Manual
Author Kingston, William HG
Date 1850
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Trelawney Saunders
Reference 8007.a.26
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A handbook telling emigrants how they can conduct their long voyage in an orderly and Christian manner to avoid the misery that otherwise comes with confusion and overcrowding. Includes a checklist of materials for the voyage, technical information about ships, and suggestions for honourable activities in which one can engage while on board including mat-making, scrubbing, woodworking, journal writing, exercising, and model-making. Gives a good impression of what journeys might have been like, and of the perils that were associated with them.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Great Britain
Places London, England
Nationality English
Keywords journey conditions, rations, supplies, Christianity, religion, morality, moral instruction, danger, sickness and health
Language English
Copyright British Library