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Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

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Record title

Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

Call numbers

A 2106

Record identifier

YEGmB8yn

Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

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Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

Full title

Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

Date

1781-1799

Call Numbers

A 2106

Record Identifier

YEGmB8yn
Physical Description

Contents

12 volumes - 0.09 Meters

Textual Records - (manuscript)

Drawings

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Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 724, frames 1-521 (A 2106)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

JOURNAL ON THE PRINCE OF WALES OF LONDON: VOLUMES 1 to 8 [CY 724, frames 1-365].
Each volume contains comments on sea and weather conditions; route travelled; navigational position; repairs to the ship; life on board and daily duties; and wildlife encountered.
VOLUME 1:
August 1786 - 4 July 1787; [Deptford to Nutka Sound]
i. Obse...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Andrew Bracey Taylor - Papers, 1781-1799

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Originally stored in a loose cover that has subsequently been discarded due to poor condition. The title from this cover was retained and affixed to the inside of the folder.
According to an undated extract from a Sydney newspaper, this collection of manuscript material was in the possession of a descendant of Captain Taylor before it became th...

Signature / Inscriptions

"Capt. Taylor" in black ink at front of Vol.1
An inscription on p.1 of Vol.1 outlines the nature of the journal, "Prince of Wales of London / Commanded by James Colnett of the Royal Navy / from England / to the Northwest Coast of America. / Including / the general occurances of the voyage from her / equipment at Deptford in August 1786 to her /...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907.

Administrative / Biographical history

Between 1786 and 1789, James Colnett led a fur trading expedition to the Northwest coast of America with the King George's Sound Company vessels, the Princess Royal and the Prince of Wales. Andrew Bracey Taylor, born in Great Yardmouth, served as third mate on the Prince of Wales. Taylor had previously held a commission in the Royal Navy. The exped...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

A 2106

Record Identifier

YEGmB8yn

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Reference code

431552

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