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Asia -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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William Nisbet papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1292
Overview

The bulk of this collection consists of about 60 letters written by William Nisbet to his mother and sister during his travels abroad in the 1860s. William F. Nisbet was a retired businessman and travelor from a wealthy New York family. In 1865, at the age of 30, he retired in order to travel. In 1858, he traveled to South America, and from 1865 to 1868, he traveled around the globe. During his travels, he wrote letters and sent artifacts and artwork back home to his family in New York.

Dates: 1772-1881