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Copies of letters (2) by George Mullen, written from San Francisco and Sydney, to his mother, describing the voyage from Sydney to California and the voyage home, 31 May 1850

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DLDOC 140

Record identifier

1xqZlGGY

Copies of letters (2) by George Mullen, written from San Francisco and Sydney, to his mother, describing the voyage from Sydney to California and the voyage home, 31 May 1850

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Copies of letters (2) by George Mullen, written from San Francisco and Sydney, to his mother, describing the voyage from Sydney to California and the voyage home, 31 May 1850

Full title

Copies of letters (2) by George Mullen, written from San Francisco and Sydney, to his mother, describing the voyage from Sydney to California and the voyage home, 31 May 1850

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Date

31 May 1850

Call Numbers

DLDOC 140

Record Identifier

1xqZlGGY
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder of textual material (28 p.) - carbon typescript

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Mullen's 1850 letter gives a detailed description of Pitcairn Island, its inhabitants and their way of life, the ship having stopped there for three days for provisions. He also provides an account of life in San Francisco as well as a major fire in the City. On the voyage home, his ship has wrecked in the Tonga Islands and it was five months befo...

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Copies of letters (2) by George Mullen, written from San Francisco and Sydney, to his mother, describing the voyage from Sydney to California and the voyage home, 31 May 1850

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NOTES

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Transferred from MSV to DLDOCs

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Compiled from the Manuscripts DLDOCs as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

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Call Numbers

DLDOC 140

Record Identifier

1xqZlGGY

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959988

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