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Manuscript of Alfred William Martin, circa 1850-circa 1870 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3642038
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Martin, Alfred William, 1844-1928
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1850-ca. 1870] 
0.09 m. (2 folders) + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS 9959 comprises a photocopy of the manuscript account of Alfred Martin's early life and his travels and experiences in the Pacific and Southeast Asia. The transcript made by Peter MacNicol is also included (2 folders).

The Acc10.193 instalment comprises the manuscript account by Alfred Martin of his voyages in the Pacific in the mid-1800s, together with a transcript by Peter MacNicol (1 packet).

Biography/History

Born in Tasmania, the son of a convict, Alfred William Martin travelled widely in the Pacific in the 1860s. He later settled in Tasmania. Peter MacNicol is the great-grandson of Alfred William Martin.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9959, MS Acc10.193.

Some photocopies.

Subjects Martin, Alfred William, - 1844-1928 - Archives.  |  Martin, Alfred William, - 1844-1928 - Travel - Pacific Area.  |  Sailors - Australia - Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Pacific Area - Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1850-1870 
Occupation Sailors.
Other authors/contributors MacNicol, Peter, 1930-
Terms of Use Copying of Alfred William Martin's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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