Reference numberMS/373/1/77
TitleLetter from Thomas Edward Thorpe, SS Germanic, to 'Dear Pern' [his wife, Caroline Emma Thorpe, nee Watts]
Date6 July 1878
DescriptionGiving an account of his journey by White Star Line steamship to New York. Calls at Queenstown, Ireland. Describes on-board activity and fog off the banks of Newfoundland. Talks with Schuster about their work on arrival; they intend to link up with Wright of Yale before travelling West for the eclipse.
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NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
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