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Title Journal of Alfred Holt (Alfred Holt Shipping Co.) on a Trip to the United States on Ship Tagus
Author Holt, Alfred
Date 2 Apr - 29 Jul 1872
Document Type Personal Account
Reference DX/1464
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description The journal describes his sea voyage, the cities in America he visits and the lifestyle abroad.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Onward Travel; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places Shrewsbury, Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Reading, Knutsford, Gloucestershire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Basingstoke, Torquay, Lancashire, England; Denver, Colorado, Utah, Carollton, Mississippi, San Francisco, Oakland, Geysers, Vallejo, Calistoga, Yosemite, Mariposa, California, Maine, Philadelphia, Cairo, Kansas, Chicago, Illinois, New Orleans, Memphis, Tennessee, Kansas City, Missouri River, Colorado City, Ogden, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Nashville, Tennessee, United States; Niagara, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, British Columbia, Belle Isle, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Canada; West Indies; Azores, Terceira, Pico, Portugal; Matanzas, Cuba; Acapulco, Mexico; Italy; Paris, France; Aberdeen, Scotland; Ireland; Poland; Hungary
Ports Southampton, Liverpool, England; Havana, Cuba; New York City, United States
Nationality English; American; Irish; Chinese; Spanish; French Canadian; European; Cornish; American Indians
Ships Tagus; Thompson Dean; Corsica; Juniata; Mercury Ostrich; Providence; Sarmation
People Holt, Alfred; Holt, Fanny; King, Thomas Starr; Tuttle, Bishop Daniel S; Smith, Joseph; Miller, Joaquin; Olmsted, Frederick Law; Young, Brigham; Collyer, Reverend Robert
Keywords polygamy, Mormon, Episcopal Church, Catholicism, Unitarian, religion, railway, railroad, slavery, sickness, shipping, ship, social class, social life, steamboat, sugar, travel, transportation, transport, theatre, tobacco, tourism, women, war, sanitation, race, racism, xenophobia, quarantine, passenger, patriotism, plantation, poetry, opera, nature, manufacturing, marriage, money, morality, medical treatment, labour, labourer, living conditions, luggage, journey conditions, immigration, immigrant, identity, industry, history, hotel, health and sickness, heritage, geology, gold, factory, family, food, firework, education, employment, entertainment, expenditure, demographics, diary, domestic service, children, cigars, church, class, climate, coal, food, culture, corruption, empire, accommodation, agriculture, American War of Independence, animals, business, government, engineering, poverty, police, snuff, oil, vegetation, vote, cultivation, friends, friendship, Alabama question, soldier, revolt, currency exchange, Yankee, Central Pacific Railroad, Pacific Steamship Company, emigration, North-Western Railway
Additional Information The author initially wrote only on the right side of the journal; when reaching the end of the journal, he turned it around and started using the left side of the journal.
Language English; Latin; Spanish
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library