Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865Alternative names
U.S. and Confederate naval officer. Led U.S. expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan, 1848; later planned expedition to West Africa which was not carried out.
From the description of ALS, 1852 Oct. 15, Philadelphia, Pa., to Aaron Ogden Dayton. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541799
- Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay) (as recorded)
- Amazon River (as recorded)
- Africa, West (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)