1832 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT COPY AND STUDY BOOK RELATED TO ONE YOUNG MAN'S STUDY OF NAVIGATION, SAILING AND SEAMANSHIP

By: NATHANIEL OLIVER CORNWALL

Price: $1,655.99

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On offer is an original 1832 manuscript copy book handwritten by Nathaniel Oliver Cornwall specifically related to his study of sailing, navigation and astronomy relative to a life at sea. The 44 pages include a number of drawings adding depth to this early 19th century study of nautical education. Mr. Cornwall, 16 years old at the time of writing, goes on to an interesting career as a medical doctor turned dentist. Further details follow. Overall G. BIO NOTES: Dr. Nathaniel Oliver Cornwall was born in 1816 (d.1903). As a child he attended local schools and then at about 14 years of age Nathaniel was sent to the school of Reverend Asa Cornwall in Cheshire and after that he went off to school in Granby. In 1833, he went to Episcopal Academy, in Cheshire. In 1835 began attending Washington College and graduated 1839. After college Nathaniel Cornwall attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York State from which he graduated in 1846. After medical school, he accepted a teaching job in South America and within a year decided to go into the medical field in Brazil. After an accidental meeting with a dentist, (also from Connecticut) he decided to become a dentist instead of having a medical practice and for the rest of his career kept that as his profession while living in South America for the next 20 or so years. In 1860 on a visit home to the States he got married to Mary and the couple then returned to South America where his 3 children were born. He had two daughters, one of whom died in infancy, and a son, Edward who became a NY physician. Dr. Cornwall retired relatively early, in 1869 at age 53, and lived the rest of his life in Gildersleeve, which is now Portland CT, on an estate near the trolley line. The family originally had settled in Middletown and nearby areas in the 1700s. [An online search reveals the "Trinity College Bulletin" wherein there is an article titled "Reminiscences of Nathaniel Oliver Cornwall MD" and one will find an extensive history behind the man who owned these journals.]

Title: 1832 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT COPY AND STUDY BOOK RELATED TO ONE YOUNG MAN'S STUDY OF NAVIGATION, SAILING AND SEAMANSHIP

Author Name: NATHANIEL OLIVER CORNWALL

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

Publisher: CHESHIRE CONNECTICUT CT, 1832

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001757

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