United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts

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United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts, 1837-1838

Collection number: Wyles Mss 68

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    29 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

Collection Contents

Box 1

Bound volume: Quarterly Return of Receipts and Expenditures of Provisions and Stores for the United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, 1837 - 1838

Abstract: [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]