Found 5 collections related to Seafaring life -- 19th century

Lambert Bercier, Ursula
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3022
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A brief letter (2 p.) written by Ursula Lambert Bercier, 31 May 1825 at Le Havre, France to Miss Caroline Byrnes in care of a friend in New York, describing her family's pleasant 25-day voyage to Le Havre on Captain Macy's ship, and her... more
Gilman, William Henry, 1826-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1159
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
William Henry Gilman, of Exeter, NH, was secretary to Commodore John C. Long, United States Navy.
Phillips, Dinwiddie Brazier
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2408
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dinwiddie B. Phillips was an Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. "Mississippi".
Crossman, George Danvers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 700
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Danvers Crossman was a lawyer from Thornbury (near Bristol) England. He kept this diary from May-August 1854 while traveling to New York City; Hamilton, New York; Niagara Falls; and Toronto, Canada. Diary includes an excellent description... more
Locke, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1791
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Locke, a "forty-niner" (early settler in the California gold rush), kept this diary and memorandum book in 1850. The volume contains a "sick list" for June 27-July 2, 1850; accounts against persons for medicine and attendance; personal... more