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List of Melville papers

Scottish Record Office.

List of Melville papers

(Sections 2 and 3).

by Scottish Record Office.

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Published by Swift (P&D)) in (London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville family -- Manuscripts.,
  • Archives -- Catalogs -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Section 2 covers the Admiralty and naval affairs: section 3, India and the East India Company.

    SeriesList and Index Society. Special series, v.4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 l ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20921882M

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Melville could now support himself solely by writing, and his first two novels were notorious successes. In August Melville married Elizabeth Shaw, daughter of the Chief Justice of Massachusetts, and began a new book, Mardi, which would be published in The novel was another Polynesian adventure, but its fantastical elements and.

Books by Herman Melville Herman Melville Average ratingratings 23, reviews shel times Showing 30 distinct works. Inwhile aboard the whaler Acushnet, Herman Melville met William Chase among another ship’s complement. William lent Melville a book.

Although Melville was down for a th share of the whaler’s proceeds, the voyage had been unproductive. He joined a mutiny that landed the mutineers in a Tahitian jail, from which he escaped without difficulty.

On these events and their sequel, Melville based his second book, Omoo (). Lighthearted in tone, with the mutiny shown as. Herman Melville was born into an eminent family claiming war heroes and wealthy merchants on 1 August in New York City, New York State, son of Maria Gansevoort () and Allan Melville.

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