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Journal of Joseph Pettingell, 1834
Bib ID 6333439
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Pettingell, Joseph, 1799-1859
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Printer [1834]
Description 0.03 m (1 packet) 
Summary

MS 10126 comprises an 87 page journal hand written and illustrated by Joseph Pettingell as he sailed with his family on the 'Thomas Laurie' which left London on 17 March 1834 and arrived in Hobart on 4 September 1834. Pettingell travelled under his wife's maiden name of Linden. The journal mentions other passengers by name and describes the weather conditions, the activities of the crew and shipboard meals, life in Hobart Town and contains 25 illustrations including 18 watercolours and several line drawings (1 packet).

Biography/History

Joseph Pettingell was born in Barkway, Hertfordshire, on 3 July 1799 and died at Camperdown, New South Wales, on 13 January 1859.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10126.

Associated materials: A typed transcript of Joseph Pettingell's journal is held at MS 9399.

Also available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms10126

Subjects Pettingell, Joseph, - 1799-1859 - Diaries.  |  Pettingell, Joseph, - 1799-1859 - Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.  |  Thomas Laurie (Ship)  |  Immigrants - Tasmania - Diaries.  |  English - Tasmania - History.  |  Voyages and travels.
Time Coverage 1834 
Occupation Immigrants.
Terms of Use Copying permitted for research purposes. 

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