Found 5 collections related to Seamen

McBlair family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1932
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The McBlairs were a Maryland family. Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Captain Charles H. McBlair, United States and Confederate naval officer; his wife, Fanny Duncan McBlair; his mother-in-law, Margaret S. Duncan, of... more
Hoste, William, Sir, d. 1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1438
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Sir William Hoste (d. 1868) was a British naval officer. Collection consists of letterbook covering Hoste's service in Far Eastern waters as captain of H.M.S. Spartan and senior officer in the Straits of Malacca.
Thompson, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2980
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Log book kept by British seaman John Thompson on board H.M.S. Sharpshooter and other ships, traveling from Plymouth to Brazil and Plymouth to coast of Africa. Certificates are for service on merchant ships and in the British Navy as seaman,... more
New York (Colony). Court of Vice Admiralty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2230
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The colonial Courts of Vice Admiralty were branches of the High Court of Admiralty in London, upholding British maritime law by power of royal prerogative. Vice-Admiralty courts, acting without juries, dealt with such cases as claims for salvage... more
Stearns, Simeon A. (Simeon Albert), b. 1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2866
.2 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Simeon A. Stearns (b. 1815) was a U.S. Marine quartermaster sergeant on board the U.S.S. Vincennes, the flagship of the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) which circumnavigated the world under the command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes... more
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