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Robert Whytes Famine Ship Diary 1847

ISBN: 9781856350914
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The voyage of the coffin ship the Ajax, from Dublin to Grosse Ile, the Canadian quarantine station described in the contemporary diary of one of the passengers, Robert Whyte. 

 

Whyte was a Protestant gentleman of education and position as well as being a professional writer who intended to publish his diary. The diary appeared in 1848. It is signed in the author's own handwriting and features vivid descriptions of the spectacular scenery along the way and striking delineations of the passengers, the crew and the suffering travellers.

 

To find out more about Brother James J. Mangan, click here. 

 

 

ISBN 9781856350914
 

  • Robert Whytes Famine Ship Diary 1847