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Diary of a working clergyman in Australia and Tasmania, kept during the years 1850-1853 : including his return to England by way of Java, Singapore, Ceylon and Egypt / by the Rev. John Davies Mereweather
Bib ID 743320
Format BookBook
Author
Mereweather, John Davies
 
Description London : Hatchard, 1859 
viii, 369 pages ; 18 cm. 
Summary

This book covers the second half of Mereweather's journey from 1850-1853, which includes his visits to Batavia (pages 265-323) and Singapore (pages 326-330). On his visit to Singapore, he briefly describes the state of law and order in the colony, his trips to several places such as St Andrew's church, Government Hill, Whampoa's bazaar, the high cost of fresh food, the climate and the presence of tigers. He also describes in detail of the interior of a Chinese temple, possibly the Tian Hock Keng temple.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 12518

Subjects Mereweather, John Davies -- Diaries.  |  Religions - Christianity - Clergy.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Pormpuraaw / Edward River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-11)

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