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United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts
Wyles Mss 68  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts,
    Date (inclusive): 1837-1838
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 68
    Creator: United States. Navy
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 bound volume)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts. Wyles Mss 68. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase.

    History

    Information about the United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean may be found in printed works such as:
    • Journal of a Cruise to the Pacific Ocean, 1842-1844, in the Frigate United States, with Notes on Herman Melville, edited by Charles Roberts Anderson (1937).
    • United States, Office of Naval Records and Library . Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy from Commanding Officers of Squadrons, 1841-1886: Pacific Squadron, 1841-1886.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    1 bound volume, Quarterly Return of Receipts and Expenditures of Provisions and Stores for the United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, June 1, 1837 to January 1838, while at Callao Castle [Peru] and Valparaiso [Argentina]. Includes figures for food, clothing, and miscellaneous stores such as anchors, cables, cordage, spars, barrels, linseed oil, pitch, tar, and paint.