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Author Liverpool, Cecil George Savile Foljambe, Earl of, 1846-1907.

Title Three years on the Australian station
Published London : Hatchard & Co., 1868


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description 282 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Series Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3758. ANL
Notes "For private circulation"
And edited version, privately published, of letters Foljambe wrote to his parents and sisters describing his time as a midshipman in H.M.S. Curacoa on the Australian station. Letters include detailed accounts of the Waikato-Tauranga war in New Zealand, mining in Australia and his cruise in the South Sea Islands. Foljambe gave a very detailed description of his cruise in the Islands. He describes the places, people, food, customs, government, implements, houses - everything in fact that a young man with a lively eye and interest might notice
One folded map in pocket
The original letters are held by the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington, New Zelaand
Written by C.G.S. Foljambe--cf. Ferguson
Also available online via the State Library of NSW at:
Subject Liverpool, Cecil George Savile Foljambe, Earl of, 1846-1907.
Curacoa (Ship)
Sailors -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.
Voyages and travels.
Australia -- Description and travel.
New South Wales -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900
New South Wales -- Description and travel.
New Zealand -- Description and travel.
New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872.
Oceania -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Oceania -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Milton, Selina C
LC no. 15019661
Other Titles 3 years on the Australian Station