Title:Ferré journal : ms., 1837 Jul.-1839 Aug
Creator/Contributor:Baudin, Charles, 1784-1854
Experiences as ship surgeon aboard La Gloire during the "Pastry War" in Mexico; descriptions of Lisbon, Havana and Vera Cruz;
battle of San Juan de Ulúa, Nov. 27, 1838; Mexican politics; blockade of Vera Cruz, and skirmish of Dec. 5, 1838; negotiations
of the British and French with Mexican government; impressions of contemporary French naval figures; life on ship after the
fall of the fort at San Juan de Ulúa; and comments on the position of the French in Mexico. With this: a note which includes
copies of letters by Charles Baudin in 1839 relating to Ferré's services. (2 p.)
Subject:La Gloire (ship)
French -- Mexico
Mexico -- History -- 1821-1861
San Juan de Ulúa Island (Mexico)
Also available on microfilm.
592 p. ; 20-22 cm.
partial microfilm reel (306 exposures) : negative (Rich. 486:20) and positive.
BANC MSS M-M 1903
BANC MSS M-M 1903-1911 FILM