MacGregor, John, 1825-1892

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John MacGregor, Vice President of the Ragged Schools Society and founder of the Shoeblack Brigade, took up canoeing in 1865. His narrative of his first long journey, A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe (1866), went through thirteen editions. He chronicled his journey to the Middle East in The Rob Roy on the Jordan, Red Sea and Gennesareth (1869). A dedicated promoter of the sailing canoe, he founded the Royal Canoe Club.

From the description of Log books of voyages in the Rob Roy, 1867-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81946932

From the description of Log books of voyages in the Rob Roy, 1867-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152444

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creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed with initials : Higham, to Frederic Chapman, 1869 June 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MacGregor, John, 1825-1892. Autograph letter signed : to J.E. Millais, 1877 Aug. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MacGregor, John, 1825-1892. Log books of voyages in the Rob Roy, 1867-1869. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Green, Duff, 1791-1875. Duff Green papers, 1716-1883 (bulk 1827-1845). Library of Congress
referencedIn Sioussat, St. George L. (St. George Leakin), 1878-1960. Papers of St. George L. Sioussat, 1831-1959. Library of Congress
creatorOf MacGregor, John, 1825-1892. Log books of voyages in the Rob Roy, 1867-1869. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Duff Green Papers, 1716-1883, (bulk 1827-1845) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn St. George L. Sioussat Papers, 1831-1959 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1864-1880. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Greenough, William W. (William Whitwell), d. 1899. Papers of William W. Greenough, 1823-1890. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1858-1883. Folger Shakespeare Library
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France
Netherlands
Jordan
France
Jordan
Netherlands
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Canoes and canoeing
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Birth 1825-01-24

Death 1892-07-16

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