Dr. Henry Trowbridge Moor (1803-1837) gained the degree of M.D. at Cambridge, 1827 and became a physician at the Chester Infirmary in 1830. During the 1830s he travelled to Edinburgh and through Europe, seeking to extend his professional knowledge. In 1833 he visited the United States and wrote a series of papers on his experiences for the Chester Gazette.
Notebook containing Chester Gazette cuttings of Moor's journey through America, c1833, press notices of his death in 1837, and a manuscript description of Niagara Falls, 1840.
The papers were purchased from Span Antiques, Woodstock on 9th November 1996.Access Conditions
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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Moor | H.T. | fl 1830s-1840s
United States | Description and travel | 1783-1848
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) | Description and travel