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Joseph Lindon Smith diary of travel in Egypt

Joseph Lindon Smith diary of travel in Egypt

Smith, Joseph Lindon

Item Information

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 21 x 16 cm.

Description: Lindon Smith describes the booking of the ship (the "Stella") and his family's travels from November 4 through 27th.

On page dated Tuesday 27th, handwriting changes. Remainder of diary is written in a hand other than Lindon Smith's, possibly that of his father, Henry Francis Smith (based on similarity to handwriting in 1904-1905 Egypt diary, cataloged as item 16846).

Remaining entries describe the ship's progress, activities of the passengers and crew, and stops made along the way.

Creator: Smith, Joseph Lindon

Forms part of: Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965

Digital ID: 16847