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James Horatio Watmough letterbook : and papers, [1844-1855]
BANC MSS Z-Z 125
Collection Overview

Title:

James Horatio Watmough letterbook: and papers, [1844-1855]

Creator/Contributor:

Watmough, James Horatio, 1822-, creator

Abstract:

Letterbook (volume) written from both ends. Contains copies (in his handwriting and mostly signed with initials) of letters as purser on U.S. naval vessels, Portsmouth, Perry and Constitution. Letters from the Portsmouth reflect service on the Pacific Coast, 1845-1847. The loose papers include copies of letters and returns for the Perry, 1849-1851.

Date:

1844 (issued)

Subject:

United States. -- Navy.
Portsmouth (Corvette)
Perry (U.S. Brig of War)
Constitution (U.S. Frigate)
Ships
Mexican War, 1846-1848

Note:

Pages 3/5-6/55 : also available on microfilm.

Physical Description:

1 v. & 6 items (all in 1 box)
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 954:11) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS Z-Z 125

Origin:

Mexico