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'Journal of an excursion to Ireland, Wales and England' by Alexander J Adie., 1828.

Identifier: MS.24630

Scope and Contents

Alexander J Adie travelled through Galloway to Belfast and Dublin, then through North Wales, returning to Edinburgh through Newcastle. His journal describes the countryside and people, but his interest was primarily in bridges, mines, railways and other engineering works. There are detailed descriptions, with small sketches, of a descent in a diving bell (folio 19) and visits to a salt mine (folio 37) and iron works (folio 50).


  • Creation: 1828.

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110 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


(vi) + 110 + many blank pages.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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