Joseph Hoare Beale journals


Creator: Beale, Joseph Hoare, -1848
Date(s): 1796-1848
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0002
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: 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."
Physical Description: 9 volumes 25 cm
Source: Purchase, 1957.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Evan Echols, January 2007. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard