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A hand stitched coarse linen sailors pouch containing two 18...





A hand stitched coarse linen sailors pouch containing two 18th century ship's journals hand written by William Baitson, a mid shipman on board The Ship John on a passage from Gibraltar towards Jamaica with entries dating from March 1774, a second 18th century ships log/journal for HMS Defence 1785 with entries dating from May 1875 through to January 1786, a collection of five letters from Principal Officers and Commissioners certifying Mr Baitsons performance as a mid shipman and then masters mate, two hand drawn sketches, a vellum bound notelet, etc together with a pen and ink hand drawn compass. (1) (displayed in cabinet)

Auction Date: 24th May 2021 at 10am

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