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Journal Notes, 1854 April 22-24

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Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Shimoda and Hakodate. April 22-29, [1854]. [18] pp. of pencil notes on 12mo.-sized leaves, totaling approximately 1,600 words. Apparently examples of Morrow's original pencil notes for his journal, composed in Japan during the second half of April 1854. The entries for April 22 and 29 appear in the later drafts of the journal, but in heavily revised form; the entries for April 23 and 28 were never included in later drafts. All of the entries contain observations on local plants, gardening, and agriculture.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within two groups: Perry Expedition material, Morrow biographical material.

Collection History

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Delaney in January 2012. Finding aid written by John Delaney in January 2012, based on the dealer's descriptions.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Journal Notes; James H. Morrow Papers, C1414, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
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Storage Note:
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Existence and Location of Copies

Part of Morrow's journal and other Morrow material related to Perry's expedition to Japan was published in A Scientist with Perry in Japan: The Journal of Dr. James Morrow (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1947), edited by Allan B. Cole.

Names:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858.