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Journal kept while attached to the South Sea Surveying & Exploring Expedition on board of the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock

From: George Foster Emmons papers

Journal kept while attached to the South Sea Surveying & Exploring Expedition on board of the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock

From: George Foster Emmons papers

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Other Creator: Emmons, George Foster, 1811-1884
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Date: 1839 October 22-30
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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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11 p. : b&w illustrations ; 27 cm.
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Box 1
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Journal No. 1
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Object ID: 10732814
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