1893 - 1898 ORIGINAL MASSIVE MANUSCRIPT LEDGER OF EVERY POSSIBLE MEDICAL PROBLEM AND PERIL AS SHIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE INSPECTED BY THE MERSEYSIDE PORTS MEDICAL OFFICER

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $3,845.99

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On offer is a super, unique relic of British marine and medical custom and nautical history being a manuscript journal and log of the medical officer for Merseyside Ports, dated March 1893 - March 1898. A practical, everyday work journal of 342 handwritten pages complete with an index of ships, diseases etc. The author of this log was fastidious in detailing his encounters with the ships and their crew and passengers. So deaths from Cholera, Yellow Fever, ships arriving from a myriad of international ports. Here is a prime example: 1896 July 22 : Basil S.S. from Amazon ports. Message from Mm Officer that a man - James Bowlan - had been found suffering from typhus fever and had come from the above S.S. On enquiring I ascertained that the vessel arrived at this port on 4th inst and that at that time the man Bowlan was in good health. 1895 Feb 3. SS Tawrie. Case of suffocation in refrigeration chamber. Visited.??? Report in press - copying book made at request of solicitors for owners with the convenience of the Chairman of the Committee obtained etc etc etc. The book is lacking the upper board and the spine very worn, and there is the suggestion of slight water damage but overall G.

Title: 1893 - 1898 ORIGINAL MASSIVE MANUSCRIPT LEDGER OF EVERY POSSIBLE MEDICAL PROBLEM AND PERIL AS SHIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE INSPECTED BY THE MERSEYSIDE PORTS MEDICAL OFFICER

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: MERSEYSIDE PORTS LIVERPOOL ENGLAND UK, 1893

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 0001494

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