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1 JAMES McGARRETT 1835 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT CROSS ATLANTIC TRAVEL DIARY OF HEAT, HURRICANES AND DRUNKEN PASSENGERS HANDWRITTEN BY A SCOTTISH EMIGRANT TO AMERICA
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On offer is a super, original 1835 manuscript relic of New World emigration being a handwritten diary authored by James McGarrett who left Greenock, Scotland aboard the Ship Francis bound for New York on June 27th, 1835. This 22 page journal is written with great description, picking up the most important events of the 44 day voyage across the Atlantic. He talks about the passengers aboard, seeing other ships, battling a great hurricane, the passengers all getting drunk, the heat of the day up to 114 degrees, finally landing on Staten Island, cleaning everything up before entering New York and finally the landing in New York City. Diary is 4x6 inches, paper covers, slightly shaken, string binding loose, 22 pages of content, in overall VG. 
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