Source note for Gliddon letter

Arthur Gliddon began this letter to his brother on 18 September 1836, and finished it two days later, when the Africaine was coming in to Simon’s Bay, South Africa.

The original letter is held in the State Library of South Australia (D 3227/1-2). The transcript used here is from Penelope Hope’s 1968 publication The Voyage of the Africaine: a collection of journals, letters and extracts from contemporary publications, published by River House.

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