Travels in the Colonies in 1773–1775 Described in the Letters of William Mylne

William Mylne

Edited by Ted Ruddock

Foreword by Jenni Calder

Title Details

Pages: 142

Trim size: 5.500in x 8.500in

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Hardcover

Pub Date: 10/15/2021

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5987-8

List Price: $114.95

Paperback

Pub Date: 10/15/2021

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5988-5

List Price: $34.95

Travels in the Colonies in 1773–1775 Described in the Letters of William Mylne

William Mylne

Edited by Ted Ruddock

Foreword by Jenni Calder

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Travels in the Colonies in 1773-1775 Described in the Letters of William Mylne contains a narrative of the two years that Scottish architect and engineer William Mylne spent in the American colonies. The letters included in this volume, written from Mylne's own pen to his sister Anne and brother Robert, document Mylne's journeys from his home in Edinburg to the American colonies in South Carolina, Georgia, Charlestown, and New York.


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About the Author/Editor

WILLIAM MYLNE (1734-90) was a Scottish architect who built the North Bridge of Edinburgh, Scotland.

TED RUDDOCK, a historian on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century architecture, has authored Arch Bridges and Their Builders, 1735-1835 and edited Masonry Bridges, Viaducts, and Aqueducts.

JENNI CALDER is an independent scholar and writer based in Edinburgh. She is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness and Frontier Scots.