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New Caledonia (Colony)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: Darien Scheme.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Documents relating to research on the Darien Scheme, undated, probably 20th century

Identifier: Coll-1383/6/18
Scope and Contents

Research notes relating to the Darien Scheme, including notes on the pamphlets A Defence of the Scots Abdicating Darien (1700) and A short Vindication of Phil. Scots' Defence of the Scots Abdicating Darien (1700).

Dates: undated, probably 20th century

Notebook No.260, 27 September 1871-7 May 1872

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/260
Scope and Contents Red leather Notebook starts at Penrith, as Lyell then travels south, via Appleby, Lancaster to Lichfield, to London then Folkestone and into France. He travels with Mary, Hughes, Beovill, and meets with many experts along the way. Most of the notebook is written by Buckley, who orders the narrative by date using the Itinerary – with sections added by Lyell in poor writing, and others – perhaps Mary, as well as local people noting down journey times. Whilst travelling in France, Lyell makes...
Dates: 27 September 1871-7 May 1872