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    Ann and Hope logbooks and related papers on a return voyage from Providence to Canton, 1798-1799
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    1 microfilm reel of textual records - negative
  • Scope and Content
    A detailed account of the voyage by R. W. Kenny entitled The maiden voyage of Ann and Hope of Providence to Botany Bay and Canton in the American Neptune vol. 18, no. 2 April 1958, pages 105-136.

    Includes logbooks, 1798-1799 kept by Christopher Bentley mate, Benjamin Page the younger, son of the master of the vessel, harbour logs at Botany Bay 22-25 October 1798, Canton 15 December 1798-8 February 1799, chart of 'S.W. Cape of New Holland' i.e. Tasmania 1798, Botany Bay 1798 with ships papers, including captains and mariners' agreements to sail, financial and provisions arrangements for the voyage and trading instructions
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    Original in the John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Rhode Island. Filmed by Brown University, 1958
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (4-116B) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
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