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Sketchbooks from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock, 1838-1842

From: George Foster Emmons papers

Sketchbooks from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock, 1838-1842

From: George Foster Emmons papers

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Drawings made while attached to the South Seas Surveying & Exploring Expedition on board the U. S. Sloop of War "Peacock"
Creator: Emmons, George Foster, 1811-1884
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Date: 1838-42
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Abstract:
Three journals and two sketchbooks, created during the Wilkes Expedition, describe and illustrate surveys of Pacific harbors, an overland journey from Vancouver to San Francisco, Antarctic, and the South Seas. Family and professional letters and documents are inserted. A scrapbook of letters and orders documents George Emmons's active navy career and another volume of clippings records the 1842 court martial of Charles Wilkes and other members of the United States Exploring Expedition.
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1 vol. : b&w illustrations ; 23 x 30 cm.
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Box 1
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No. 1
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10732816
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