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Herapath, Thornton John (1830-1858)

  • Herapath, Thornton John, 1830-1858
Date:
mid 19th century
Reference:
MS.8558
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Journal of voyage from Southampton to Chile via the Panama overland route, stopping with Herapath's arrival at "Huanacho or Guanacho" (probably Huanchaco).

Publication/Creation

mid 19th century

Physical description

1 volume Manuscript, with carbon copy

Acquisition note

From the McCormick papers; presented 1911.

Biographical note

Herapath was on his way to take up the appointment of Chief Chemist to the Mexican and South American Smelting Company at Herradura near Coquimbo; he drowned on the return voyage. (1856).

Finding aids

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

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