Guide to the papers of Edmund Webber (as filmed by AJCP)



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Created: 2019

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Memoirs of Edmund Webber covering the years 1817-1837, 1842 (File)

Memoirs written by Webber while working as an unpaid clerk in the Treasury at Auckland in 1842. The volume covers his first twenty years (1817-1837) and describes in detail and a racy style his life while serving on the West African survey under Sir Edward Belcher, his return to England, and his four years on the Mediterranean Station, visiting Malta, Corfu, Turkey, Greece, Sicily, Gibraltar and Spain.

Journal of Edmund Webber, 20 August 1841 - 22 June 1842 (File)

The volume was commenced on the voyage from Van Diemen's Land to New Zealand on the Favorite, and ends with Webber living in Auckland, still hoping for a Government appointment, 22 June 1842...