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John James Aubertin


Traveller and writer. Superintendent of the São Paolo Railway, Brazil, 1860–9. Promoted the cultivation of cotton in Brazil; awarded a gold medal by the Manchester Cotton Supply Association in 1869. Met CD at Ilkley Wells hydropathic establishment in Yorkshire in 1859.


Graham 1968, pp. 67–8

Correspondence vol. 11, letter from J. J. Aubertin, 27 April 1863

Modern English biography.


Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Graham, Richard. 1968. Britain and the onset of modernization in Brazil 1850–1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.