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Morgan, Charles W. Letters to Charles W. Morgan, 1831-1846.
BANC MSS 82/143 c box 3
Collection Overview

Title:

Letters to Charles W. Morgan, 1831-1846

Creator/Contributor:

Morgan, Charles W., fl. 1831-1846, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Worth, George B.

Creator/Contributor:

Jenkins, James, fl. 1836

Creator/Contributor:

Simmons, Bezer, 1810-1850

Abstract:

Letters from the officers of three ships engaged in trading and whaling on the coasts of California and Latin America. Contains: letter from George B. Worth, 1831 Oct. 12 (ALS, [3] p.), sent via the clipper ship Courier from Payta (Paita), Peru, describing whaling conditions; letter from James Jenkins, 1836 Dec. 3 (ALS, [3] p.), from the Benezet [?] at Guaymas, Mexico, including mention of political turmoil in California; and letter from B[ezer?] Simmons, 1846 Nov. 2 (ALS, [3] p.), on board the ship Magnolia, including mention of the beginning of the war with Mexico and the situation near San Diego.

Date:

1831 (issued)

Subject:

Whaling -- United States -- History -- Sources
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives

Physical Description:

3 items.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 82/143 c box 3

Origin:

Various places