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Alonzo F. Bixby travel diary, 1856-1863

Includes one bound manuscript diary written by Alonzo F. Bixby during his travels in South America. The diary is very detailed and details Bixby's journey from Boston, MA to Buenos Aires, and his ensuing work and travels in and around Buenos Aires and Montevideo, all over a 14-week period. In Montevideo, he worked under contract to establish a mill site. Bixby notes the names and nationalities of other ships encountered on the seas. Also included are notes on his voyages from Rosario to NY in 1858.


  • 1856-1863

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Biographical / Historical

Alonzo F. Bixby was a New York-born engineer.

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Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
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