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William H. Meyers letters, manuscripts and drawings, 1842-1844.
BANC MSS 67/157 c
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Title:

William H. Meyers letters, manuscripts and drawings, 1842-1844

Creator/Contributor:

Meyers, William H., 1815-, creator

Abstract:

Illustrated entries for his journal, July-Sept. 1842, recorded while in Chile and Peru with the U.S. Sloop of War, Cyane (variants of those written in his journal, C-F 92, q.v.); two letters, 1843 and 1844, describing further voyages to Hawaii, California and Mexico on the Cyane.

Date:

1842 (issued)

Subject:

Cyane (U.S. Sloop of War)
Ships
South America -- Description and travel
Hawaii
California -- Description and travel
Mexico -- Description and travel
California -- History -- To 1846

Note:

Six watercolors, including a self portrait and a sloop, have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1967.021)

Type:

Diaries.
Illustrations.

Physical Description:

13 items in portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 67/157 c

Origin:

Various places