Stevens family papers, 1810-1952.


Stevens, Thomas Holdup, d. 1841. Stevens family papers, 1810-1952.

Stevens family papers, 1810-1952.

Correspondence and other papers of Thomas Holdup Stevens (1795-1841), Thomas Holdup Stevens II (1819-1896), and Thomas Holdup Stevens III (1848-1914), naval officers. Includes letters (1810-1815) of Thomas Holdup Stevens to Benjamin Crowninshield and Ralph Izard; letter (1816) of Daniel Stevens, adoptive father of Thomas Holdup Stevens, to Ebenezer Sage; letters (1844-1864) to Thomas Holdup Stevens II from John Y. Mason, C.R.P. Rodgers, and Lucius Waterman; biographical material; affidavit of Thomas Holdup Stevens, who commanded the U.S.S. Trippe at the Battle of Lake Erie (1813), concerning the conduct of Jesse D. Elliott in that battle; diagrams of the Battle of Lake Erie; pamphlet by Thomas Holdup Stevens II describing the wreck of the Marie Helena on Christmas Island (1848 January 4); typescript of "Hoisting the Flag in Honolulu" (1898 July) by Thomas Holdup Stevens III; photographs; newspaper clippings (1875-1920); and a copy of the Great Seal of the Confederate States.

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