A short account of my travels from Riga through Germany, Italy etc…

hand written title page

A journal that details John Thornton’s Grand Tour, which began in Riga and took him through Prussia, Italy, and back to England through France, Flanders, and the Netherlands.

 

  • Author: Thornton, John, 1720-1790.
  • Title: A short account of my travels from Riga through Germany, Italy etc. to England : with what is curious to be seen at each place, begun at Riga the 26th July 1742 N.S. or O.S. the 15th July 1742, with also the tour of England, Scotland and Ireland : manuscript / the whole finished this by John Thornton.
  • Production: London, circa 1742.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 258

Acquired November 2020

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