- Thompson, John
- Call number
- MssCol 2980
- Physical description
- .42 linear feet (2 volumes)
- Preferred Citation
- John Thompson log book and certificates, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
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, master, pilot, staff commander, retirement, etc., signed by commanders of ships, officers of the Admiralty and others.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328