1776-1926, English, Unpublished edition: Family papers [manuscript]. Cook, James, 1728-1779.

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Physical Description
  • 24 items.
Published
  • 1776-1926.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Family papers
Creator
  • Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Published
  • 1776-1926.
Medium
  • [manuscript].
Physical Description
  • 24 items.
Series
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1776-1926
Summary
  • A collection of manuscript material relating to Captain Cook, his widow and his family. One letter, signed by James Cook, from the Resolution at Deptford, dated April 2, 1776, to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy asking for a supply of clothing to the ship. Eight letters to Mrs. F. McAllister, cousin of Captain Cook, including one from Elizabeth Cook, concerning Cook family affairs. Other letters of later date are those of John McAllister, Mrs. McAllister's son, who actively sought letters and relics of his famous cousin. Copy of letters from Cook to Sir Joseph Banks. Biographical note on Cook; newspaper cuttings concerning Cook, 1858-1926; extract from parish register relating to baptism of James Cook.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference: NLA MS 4263.
  • Nan Kivell Collection NK 9528.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia,
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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