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Journal of John Maule Hudspeth: A Second Voyage to Greenland 1813

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Hudspeth, John Maule (1813) Journal of John Maule Hudspeth: A Second Voyage to Greenland 1813. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Journals of John Maule Hudspeth written from 1812 to the end of 1816. After medical training he worked as a ship's surgeon finally with the Hudson Bay Company in 1815 prior to emigrating to Van Diemen's Land in 1822. This journal is entitled 'A Second Voyage to Greenland in the good ship Invernels under the command of Captain Thomas Potts 1813'. There are description of whaling and a 'List of ships in the Greenland and Davis Streights Whale Fisheries in 1813' at the end. Contains illustrations of whale tails with measurements and a coloured sketch of a mountainous island. RS2/2(2)

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Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasmania, Van Diemen's Land, social history, Australia, John Maule Hudspeth, ships surgeon, Hudson Bay Company Greenland, whaling, Thomas Potts, Captain, ships, Invernels, Davis Streight, Davis Straight, whale fisheries, illustrations, measurements
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2008 02:28
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:46
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/7146
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