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Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet), 1804–1889

The voyage of the Jamestown on her errand of mercy .

Boston : Eastburn's Press, 1847.
Physical Description:
ix, [2], 8-27, [3], cliv pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA950.7 .F67 1847
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Note to introduction signed: R.B. Forbes.
Miss Edgeworth's note: p. [viii]-ix, first sequence.
With errata slip.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed paper wrappers.
An account of the preparations for and the actual voyage of the U.S.S. Jamestown in March, 1847, that was carrying relief provisions collected from Boston and other New England merchants for the famine-stricken residents of Ireland. Robert Bennet Forbes was appointed by the New England Committee for the Relief of Ireland and Scotland to command this relief mission, and he lent the U.S.S. Jamestown for that purpose.
Subject Terms:
Charities -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Famines -- Ireland -- 19th century.
Famines -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.
Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901.
Jamestown (Sloop of war)
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Ireland.
Voyages and travels.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1847.
Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849.
Eastburn's Press, publisher.

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