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985697
  • Title
    Series 02: Petrel Papers: a weekly magazine issued on board the ship 'Parramatta' outward bound from London to Sydney, 1882-1883, Editor John Maffey, L.R.C.P., 1882
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2716/Item 2
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1882
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    985697
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    "The Petrel Papers" being a weekly journal issued during voyage of the ship 'Parramatta' edited by John Maffey. The 'Parramatta' departed London 7 Oct. 1882 and arrived at Sydney on 3 Jan. 1883 under Captain Goddard. The journals contain contributions from passengers and crew of the 'Parramatta' including reports of shipboard activities and entertainments; details of ship's progress including latitude, longitude, distances, temperature and barometer readings; verse and stories written by passengers.
  • Scope and Content
    7 issues of the journal, containing contributions from passengers and crew of the 'Parramatta' including reports of shipboard activities and entertainments; details of ship's progress including latitude, longitude, distances, temperature and barometer readings; verse and stories written by passengers.

    Issues: No. 1 Saturday November 4, 1882; No. 2 Saturday November 11, 1882; No. 3 Saturday November 18, 1882; No. 4 Saturday November 25, 1882; No. 5 Saturday December 2, 1882; No. 6 Saturday December 16, 1882; No. 7 December 23, 1882,
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  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 997108
  • Subject
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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