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NRA reference 44732


Diary of a cruise in the Mediterranean, 1843-1844

ms.1333 1 volume
Added to WFC Guide on March 27, 2012
Manuscript journal titled 'Diary of a cruise in the Mediterranean, summer of 1843', written by Thomas Willis Fleming (1819-1890), the second son of John and Christopheria Willis Fleming. Thomas was traveling on his yacht Iris with his friend and future brother-in-law Albert Hambrough of Steephill Castle. Thomas's parents and siblings were traveling aboard his father's yacht Syren. The journal contains daily entries from 8th July to 24th October 1843, and 8th December 1843 to 4th March 1844, with further intermittent entries until 30th April 1844. The party visited Le Havre, Cadiz, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Marseilles, Toulon, Nice, Monaco, Genoa, Florence, Lucca, Leghorn, Elba, Civita Vechia, Naples and the Amalfi coast, Palermo (Sicily), Malta, Nupina, and Rome. There were long sojourns in Malta and Naples.