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A manuscript account of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0523
A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."

Dates

  • 1818

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

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Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Biographical Note

The writer who signs himself "Rustic," traveled from Wilmington to Elkton, Delaware by stage, then by steamboat to Baltimore, Maryland.

Upon his arrival in Baltimore, "Rustic" begins a tour of the attractions of the city. He comments upon the layout of the city and its streets, the market, Jones' Falls, and Fells Point.

Scope and Contents

A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."

Provenance

The manuscript was purchased from Michael Brown Rare Books in November, 2009.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Spring on 30 December 2009.

Creator

Source

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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The Sheridan Libraries
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA