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A voyage round the world : including an embassy to Muscat and Siam in 1835, 1836, and 1837 / by W.S.W. Ruschenberger.

Author/creator Ruschenberger, W. S. W. (William Samuel Waithman), 1807-1895
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoPhiladelphia : Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1838.
Description559 pages ; 23 cm
Local noteJoyner-"The author sailed on the ship Peacock, ... for the purpose of obtaining information and negotiating and securing treaties ... with Eastern powers ... describes his journey to the dominions of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman, to Ceylon, India, Java, Siam, Cochin China, China, the Bonin Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, California, and New Mexico. He also visited Rio de Janeiro, Zanzibar, saw Halley's Comet, gave a thorough account of the Ceylonese pearl fishery, the growth of public education in Hawaii, and visited the nearly abandoned ruins of the San Carlos mission, near Monterey, California"--Hill, p. 263.
LCCN 05037826

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Joyner Rare Collection G440 .R95 1838 ✔ Available Request Material