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Map of the British Provinces of North America in 1860
Map of the British Provinces of North America in 1860. A large, folding, linen backed map of Canada with part of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia, showing the Line of Grand Trunk Railway and its connections, by Keith Johnston. ...
Letters written by George Henry Seymour to his father, 1860
Letter written by George Henry Seymour to his father, 1860. The letter is dated at Halifax, August 4, 1860 and describes the Prince’s warm welcome in Newfoundland. He goes on to comment on the possibility of hostilitie ...
Letters regarding the HMS Hero
Letters regarding the HMS Hero. Three copies of letters dated August 20, 1860, August 28, 1860 and August 30, 1860, concerning the grounding of the HMS Hero at the mouth of the Saguenay River a few days earlier, due to ...
Letter written by George Henry Seymour, 1860
Letter written by George Henry Seymour, 1860. The letter is dated at Niagara, September 16, 1860. He writes that “…when we got here, the D. of Newcastle received a proposal from Mr. Blondin to wheel the Prince over ...
Certificates of appointment, 1859-1860
Certificates of appointment, 1859-1860. Two certificates of appointment issued by the Admiralty to Seymour, both relating to HMS Hero. The first certificate appoints Seymour Captain on April 29, 1859. The second certificate ...
Travel journal of Commodore Seymour featuring the Prince of Wales trip only
The portion of George Henry Seymour's travel journal that chronicles the Prince of Wales Albert Edward's trip to Canada in 1860.