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Great Britain -- Description and travel -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Parsons travel diaries, 1844, 1853-1854

Scope and Contents Two manuscript travel diaries kept from May 16th to November 1st, 1844 and from July 25th, 1853 to December 31st, 1854 by anti-slavery Quaker, Elizabeth Parsons of Flushing, NY. In the diaries, Parsons details her travels in England (often by railroad, once with a life insurance ticket), socializing with English Quakers (including Quaker preacher Anna Braithwaite and husband Isaac Braithwaite), as well as Society of Friends meetings and discussions (including anti-slavery). Parsons also...

Wetmore travel letters, 1845

 File — Box 1, Folder: 38
Identifier: C-Misc 46
Scope and Contents Includes four handwritten letters by David Woodhull Wetmore to his wife, Harriet Sharpe Wetmore in 1845. The letters were written during Wetmore's travels abroad in England, and were sent to his wife in Jamaica, NY. The letters were posted from Liverpool (2), Sheffield, and Birmingham.