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 Title:  Journal of a voyage in the Ship Sampson, May 23, 1819 - August 23, 1819     
 Dates:  1819 
 Abstract:  The "Journal of a Voyage in the Ship Sampson" tracks the transatlantic crossing of an unknown immigrant from Liverpool to Philadelphia in 1819. The last pages describe the approach to Philadelphia in detail. The journal also touches on some of the emotions the author felt as he disembarked. The last page contains a poem written by the journal's author titled "On Leaving England for America" and a letter written to friends from "this land of liberty."

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 Call #:  Mss.910.J82 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Philadelphia History | Travel 
 Genre:  Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Emigration and immigration. | Voyages and travels.