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Transcript of Pishey Thompson's 'Boston' diary 18 October 1842 to 6 April 1844

£19.99

Product description

Very slight wear to dust jacket, the book is in very good condition. Transcribed, edited and annotated by Isabel Bailey. In 1842 Pishey Thompson returned to Boston, England from Washington, USA, where he had been domiciled for over 20 years. Bankrupt and impoverished, dependent on his wife's relatives; this is the daily record of the Thompson's return crossing of the Atlantic (as many weeks as it now taken in hours by air) and of his activities in England and America, over some 18 months in the 1840s. This is a primary source record of what life was like, for one man at least, in Britain and America in the 1840s.

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Author(s):
Thompson, Pishey
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0902662112
ISBN-13:
9780902662117
Number of pages:
0

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Very slight wear to dust jacket, the book is in very good condition. Transcribed, edited and annotated by Isabel Bailey. In 1842 Pishey Thompson returned to Boston, England from Washington, USA, where he had been domiciled for over 20 years. Bankrupt and impoverished, dependent on his wife's relatives; this is the daily record of the Thompson's return crossing of the Atlantic (as many weeks as it now taken in hours by air) and of his activities in England and America, over some 18 months in the 1840s. This is a primary source record of what life was like, for one man at least, in Britain and America in the 1840s.

Author(s):
Thompson, Pishey
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0902662112
ISBN-13:
9780902662117
Number of pages:
0

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