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Guide to the Journal kept during my voyage to and from and tour in Europe. Embracing the period of time between April 17th 1849 and January 1st 1850, 1849-1850

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Title:
Journal kept during my voyage to and from and tour in Europe. Embracing the period of time between April 17th 1849 and January 1st 1850
Creator:
Pierce, Josiah, Jr., 1827-1913
ID:
M194.P543
Date [inclusive]:
1849-1850
Extent:
1 volume (304 pages, 6 unnumbered pages)26 cm
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Manuscript journal describing Josiah Pierce, Jr.'s tour of Europe from April 1849 to January 1850. Pierce travelled by ship from New York City to Portsmouth, England, and then toured around England, Scotland, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and France, visiting many locales on foot. Includes loose notes and an index of places visited, modes of transportation, and distances travelled..
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Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Josiah Pierce, Jr. Journal Kept during my voyage to and from and Tour in Europe, Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Josiah Pierce, Jr. (1827-1913) was born in Gorham, Maine, and was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1846. Pierce was a lawyer in Portland, Maine, 1848-1855, and U.S. Secretary of Legation to Russia from 1855-1858.

Manuscript journal describing Josiah Pierce, Jr.'s tour of Europe from April 1849 to January 1850. Pierce travelled by ship from New York City to Portsmouth, England, and then toured around England, Scotland, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and France, visiting many locales on foot. Includes loose notes and an index of places visited, modes of transportation, and distances travelled..

Genre(s):
  • Diaries. -- lcgft.
  • Anecdotes. -- lcgft.
Geographic Name(s):
  • Europe -- Description and travel.
Personal Name(s):
  • Pierce, Josiah, Jr., 1827-1913 -- Travel -- Europe -- Diaries
Subject(s):
  • Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes.
  • Hiking -- Europe.

Part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives.

Forms part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives.

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