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Title Letter from Emigrant Albert William Hill Describing the Journey from Liverpool to New York on Britannic
Author Hill, Albert William
Date 9 Dec 1883
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference DX/2429
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description Albert William Hill was 17 and came from Cheddar, Somerset. The letter describes the voyage on Britannic in steerage and includes details of his arrival. Contains a transcript.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Places Evanston, Illinois
Ports Liverpool, England; New York City, United States
Nationality British
Ships Britainnic
Keywords journey conditions, sickness, family, alcohol, emigrant, customs, immigration, entertainment
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library