Record

Reference numberMS/72
LevelSubFonds
TitleJournal of a Voyage to China and Tartary by Samuel Holmes
Date1792-1793
DescriptionThe journal of Samuel Holmes, Sergeant-Major of the 12th light dragoons, during his attendance, as one of the guard, on Lord Macartney's Embassy to China. The original manuscript of the book published in 1795. Also a letter dated ' Reading 7 December 1799 ' from Holmes to Sir William Young.
Extent1 volume, MS Medium
Physical descriptionPaper, bound, 74 ff, size 12.5 x 8.5
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee S. Homes 'The Journal of Samuel Homes ... during his attendance as one of the guard on Lord Macartney's Embassy to China and Tartary 1792-1793'. Published 1798
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Turning the Pages
URLhttp://ttp.royalsociety.org/ttp/ttp.html?id=d4162ac8-cd0d-4446-816e-b306e07f373d&type=book
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