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Rhodes, William John (fl. 1836-1856), ship's purser, Crimean War

  • Rhodes, William John, fl. 1836-1856, ship's purser, Crimean War
Date:
1855-1856
Reference:
MS.7866
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Photocopies of typed transcriptions of letters from Rhodes to his mother and his sister Ella whilst purser of the S.S. Lady Jocelyn, acting as a hospital transport in the Crimean War, describing journeys through the Mediterranean to and from the theatre of war. Creator of transcriptions not known.

Publication/Creation

1855-1856

Physical description

54pp. plus 1p. covering note 1 file

Acquisition note

Deposited (at the Wellcome Unit, Oxford) by Lt.-Col. H.C.M. Watson, F.R.C.Path., whose maternal grandfather Charles Rhodes (1840-1881) was William John Rhodes' younger brother; transferred to Wellcome Library 1996.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Languages

  • English


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