Richard Worsam Meade 2nd Collection, 1839-1864.


Meade, Richard W. (Richard Worsam), 1807-1870. Richard Worsam Meade 2nd Collection, 1839-1864.

Richard Worsam Meade 2nd Collection, 1839-1864.

The collection is comprised of correspondence received by Captain Meade while in command of various vessels and at the New York Navy Yard; a list of officers aboard Washington at the seizure of Amistad after the slave uprising in 1839; lists of officers and watch records aboard San Jacinto; and materials related to the inquiry into John McLaughlin's conduct during the Florida campaign against the Seminole Indians.

0.5 linear ft. (5 v., 1 folder)

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Meade, Richard W. (Richard Worsam), 1807-1870 (person)

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