- Hill, Samuel, 1777-1825
- Call number
- MssCol 4448
- Physical description
- 2 items (1 folder)
- Preferred Citation
- Samuel Hill letters, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Samuel Hill (1777-1825) of Machias, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts, was a ship captain. Letter 1817 Feb. 28 at Boston, Massachusetts, to Messrs. Bryant & Sturgis, merchants at Boston, 8 p., stating his reasons for discharging his first officer, John J. King from the ship Ophelia; and letter, 1823 Mar. 8 at Boston to John P. Cushing at Canton, China, 20 p., stating his side in a dispute with Col. Israel Thorndike, arising from the Packet voyage, 1817-1822.
Source of acquisitionGift;, Mrs. R.D. Sanderson;
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Location of originals
Originals in Thomas Handasyd Perkins Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society; Boston, MA