Great Britain -- Description and travel
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of Francis Bannerman's personal papers, correspondence, travel diaries, and financial documents concerning Bannerman Island.
Merchant and paper manufacturer Joshua Gilpin (1765-1841) established the first paper mill in Delaware near Wilmington in partnership with his brother, Thomas (1776-1853), and uncle, Miers Fisher. Gilpin traveled extensively abroad from 1795 to 1801. The collection consists of 62 pocket journals and notebooks, the bulk of which date from Gilpin's European tour from 1795 to 1801.