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Pitt, Thomas, Baron Camelford, 1775-1804


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Joseph Hoare Beale journals

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0002

The Joseph Hoare Beale journals, 1796-1848, consist of nine volumes kept by a world traveler of the late eighteenth to late nineteenth-centuries. Beale, who may have been of Irish origin and served as secretary to Lord Thomas Pitt in Ceylon before traveling to America, recorded weather observations, activities, and expenses in the five "daily weather diaries." He also produced a holograph of Sir Thomas Moore's "Sacred Melodies."

Dates: 1796-1848