Letterbook of Charles Boarman, 1838-1858.

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Boarman, Charles, 1795-1879. Letterbook of Charles Boarman, 1838-1858.

Letterbook of Charles Boarman, 1838-1858.

Letterbook kept by Boarman on the U.S.S. Fairfield and U.S.F. Brandywine and at the U.S. Navy Yard, New York. Includes correspondence, general orders, circulars, and specifications of charges for courts-martial. Correspondents include Benjamin F. Bache, Henry E. Ballard, George Bancroft, John Y. Mason, John B. Nicolson, James K. Paulding, Franklin Pierce, John Rodgers, Winfield Scott, Joseph Smith, and Levi Woodbury.

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