Diary, William Colenso

Colenso, William
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A diary written by William Colenso containing small daily entries. The first entry is dated 16 October 1833. The diary entries continue until 21 February 1835. Subjects mentioned in the diary include employment in London, sea voyages to Australia and New Zealand, sighting a whale, printing methods, and scripture. Other entries include lists of materials and prices, a diagram, lists of books, texts from sermons heard since leaving Penzance for London, lists of addresses, and cash accounts.
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Leather covered cardboard cover, pages with printed vertical leger lines, handwritten in black ink and pencil, bound along spine by thread.
Length x Width x Height: 159 x 100 x 13mm
H.B. ART GALLERY / & MUSEUM LIBRARY / Presented by Mrs M. Simcox / Date 22 May 1967, Bookplate, Printed
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gifted by Mrs W M Simcox
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m67/23a, 66309


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