• Call Number: C0063_c01106
    Container: Box Bound Ms. No. 8

Glennie, J. S

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1810-1811.

Located In: Box Bound Ms. No. 8

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

AMs journal and letters. "The Particulars of & Sketches Taken During a Voyage to and Journey Over the United States of America and Back: Commencing 24th September 1810." Original manuscript journal of a tour through the Atlantic States with over sixty watercolor, pen-and-ink, and pencil drawings of cities, buildings and scenes, including views of Boston, Charleston, Washington, Norfolk, Va., and others. A part of the journal is written in the form of letters to his mother, each of which is signed. Includes impressions of Mount Vernon; a description of the capitol and the President's house; visits with President Madison and other statesmen, etc. Glennie sailed from London on Sept. 24, 1810 on the “Thomas Penrose.” 95 pp., bound. Available on microfilm.

Preferred Citation

Glennie, J. S; 1810-1811; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box Bound Ms. No. 8; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.