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Journal of John Maule Hudspeth: A Voyage to Davis Streights 1814

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Hudspeth, John Maule (1814) Journal of John Maule Hudspeth: A Voyage to Davis Streights 1814. 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 (Unpublished)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 Voyage to Davis Streights in the Majestic commanded by Captain R. Lawson 1814'. Illustrations of whale tails and measurements, the heads of other mammals and a coloured seascape appear throughout the text. RS 2/2(3)

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Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasmania, Van Diemen's Land, social history, Australia, John Maule Hudspeth, ships surgeon, Hudsons Bay Company, whaling, ship, Majestic, Davis Streights, Davis Straights, Captain, R. Lawson, illustrations, whale, measurements, bear, seal
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 02:45
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:46
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/7147
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