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Diary of a working clergyman in Australia and Tasmania, kept during the years 1850-1853; including his return to England by way of Java, Singapore, Ceylon, and Egypt.

Author: John Davies Mereweather
Publisher: London, Hatchard, 1859.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers the second half of Mereweather's journey from 1850-1853, which includes his visits to Batavia (pages 265-323) and Singapore (pages 326-330). On his visit to Singapore, he briefly describes the state of law and order in the colony, his trips to several places such as St Andrew's church, Government Hill, Whampoa's bazaar, the high cost of fresh food, the climate and the presence of tigers. He also  Read more...
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Mereweather, John Davies.
Diary of a working clergyman in Australia and Tasmania.
London, Hatchard, 1859
(OCoLC)647524615
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Davies Mereweather
OCLC Number: 14118617
Description: viii, 369 pages

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This book covers the second half of Mereweather's journey from 1850-1853, which includes his visits to Batavia (pages 265-323) and Singapore (pages 326-330). On his visit to Singapore, he briefly describes the state of law and order in the colony, his trips to several places such as St Andrew's church, Government Hill, Whampoa's bazaar, the high cost of fresh food, the climate and the presence of tigers. He also describes in detail of the interior of a Chinese temple, possibly the Tian Hock Keng temple.

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