Author (anon.), an American carpenter hired onto the Expedition, sailing on the Bark Clara Bell, January 30, 1865 from New York to Siberia and returning safely November 12, 1867 to his home on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. He does not sign his book.
Manuscript text and illustrations, primarily in pencil
Manuscript pagination pp.1-119 (outbound), pp.1-23 (return) with manuscript table of contents.
Highlights of 19th c. Manuscript Illustrations:
Full page drawing of "Portland Origon" and environs with Mt. Hood (1865) where he visited Jan. 31, 1866; full page sketch "the appearance of Cape Horn at 15 miles" (1865); a small profile of...