1852-1858, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Edward and Benjamin Towle, [manuscript]. Towle, Edward, b.1820.

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Physical Description
  • 3 cm. (3 folders)
Published
  • 1852-1858.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Edward and Benjamin Towle, 1852-1858
Creator
  • Towle, Edward, b.1820.
Other Creators
  • Towle, Benjamin, 1818-1853.
Published
  • 1852-1858.
Medium
  • [manuscript].
Physical Description
  • 3 cm. (3 folders)
Subjects
Time Period
  • 18521858
Summary
  • Diaries and correspondence. The diaries were kept by Benjamin Towle, describing the journey from Liverpool to Australia in 1852, including comments about St Helena, where the ship berthed for coal on the Liverpool to Capetown leg of the journey; and a visit to Java and Singapore in 1853. The letters of Edward and Benjamin Towle to their mother and sister contain news from the goldfields at Creswick and Ballarat.
Contents
  • (1) An account of a visit to Java and Singapore from Australia
  • (2) An account of part of a journey to Australia in the Steamship "Great Britain", 1852: Liverpool to Capetown.
Biography
  • Edward and Benjamin Towle sailed on SS Great Britain for the Australian goldfields in 1852. Benjamin Towle died in Australia in 1853 and Edward Towle returned to England.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no.: MS 9576.
  • Available also on microform at National Library of Australia: mfm M2345.
  • Photocopies and typescripts.
Cited In
  • AJCP Handbook Part 8 Miscellaneous Series, 3rd ed.
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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