Comments

Journal of John de La Taste of a business trip to France taken with his grandfather. Contains details about the journey sailing from Jersey on board 'The Providence' calling at Rochefort, Charrente [Charente] and Saintes, much detail about food and wine, attempts to sell logwood, the affairs of the deceased Mr Penchard and his grandfather, a visit to his grandfather's birthplace and comments on the plight of slaves.

Reference

L/C/12/H1/8

Date

May 29th 1777 - May 29th 1777

Names

de la Taste, John
Penchard, Mr
The Providence (ship)

Keywords

journals | Sailing | Food | wines | slavery | businesses | Saintes | Rochefort | Charente | St Malo

Dimensions

2 Booklets

Language

French

Level of description

file

Context:

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