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Harold Hayden Eames Seamanship Notebook, 1885, MS 493
Harold Hayden Eames was an officer in the United States Navy, member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1882, and early automobile executive. The Harold Hayden Eames Seamanship Notebook, comprising a single volume, was kept by Eames in 1885 while serving as an Ensign aboard U.S.S. Kearsarge (Screw sloop-of-war) in the Mediterranean.
Frederick A. Edwards Papers, 1898-1991 (bulk 1920-1991), MS 549
Frederick A. Edwards, Sr. was an officer in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1923. The Frederick A. Edwards Papers span from 1920 until 1991, with an additional document dating from 1898. Most of the collection is the product of Edwards' research into and writing on the history of American battleships, with the addition of a two-part scrapbook from Edwards' time as a midshipman at the Naval Academy.
John Edye's Calculations Relating to the Equipment, Displacement, Etc. of Ships and Vessels of War, 1832, MS 546
John Edye, born on August 7, 1789, was an assistant surveyor for the Royal Navy. John Edye's Calculations Relating to the Equipment, Displacement, Etc. of Ships and Vessels of War comprising 0.1 linear feet of documentation in a single volume, consists of an undated manuscript copy of Edye's 1832 treatise on the dimensions, weight, and displacement of various classes of British warships and their equipment.
George T. Ellis Journal, 1917-1918, MS 475
George T. Ellis was an ensign in the Naval Coast Defense Reserve. The George T. Ellis Journal, comprising a single volume of documentation, spans from November 1917 until August 1918. The journal, consisting of both a personal log and training notes, is a product of Ellis' training, service, and occasional convoy duty as an officer in the Naval Coast Defense Reserve, First District during World War I.
William Henshaw Ellis Memoirs - The Years of Adventure, 1992, MS 307
William Henshaw Ellis was an officer in the Royal Navy. His memoir, The Years of Adventure details Ellis' service in the Royal Navy before and during World War II aboard the H.M.S. Basilisk, H.M.S. Douglas, H.M.S. Garth, H.M.S. Harrier, H.M.S. King George V, and other vessels.
U.S.S. Enterprise, Log for Cruise of '97, 1897, MS 179
U.S.S. Enterprise was a United States Navy screw sloop-of-war. Irving R. Wilmot was a Quartermaster in the United States Navy. U.S.S. Enterprise, Log for Cruise of '97 was compiled in 1897. The journal, compiled by Irving R. Wilmot, is the product of a practice cruise aboard U.S.S. Enterprise during her service as a training vessel for the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Journal of the U.S.S. Erie and the U.S.S. Constitution, 1819-1821, (transferred to MS 2)
Midshipman Samuel Francis Du Pont kept this journal as part of his naval training. About half the volume relates to the sloop-of-war Erie, covering the dates 2 October 1819 to 20 January 1820. The second half of the journal, spanning the dates 12 May 1821 to 22 October 1821, relates to the cruise of the frigate Constitution from Boston to the Mediterranean to serve on station as the Mediterranean Squadron's flagship. Du Pont was a career naval officer. During the Civil War, he was in command of the South Atlantic Blockading squadron from 18 September 1861 to 3 June 1863.
Journal of the U.S.S. Essex, 1877-1878, (transferred to MS 3)
No description available.
Letterbook of the U.S.S. Essex (Incoming Correspondence), 1876-1879, (transferred to MS 3)
No description available.
Letterbook of the U.S.S. Essex (Incoming Correspondence from the Navy Department), 1876-1879, (transferred to MS 3)
No description available.
Letterbook of the U.S.S. Essex (Outgoing Correspondence), 1876-1879, (transferred to MS 3)
No description available.
Log of the U.S.S. Essex, 1881-1882, MS 129
U.S.S. Essex was a United States Navy screw steamer. The Log of the U.S.S. Essex spans from November 12, 1881 to November 30, 1882 while Essex was undergoing repairs and, later, attached to the Pacific Station.
Watch- and Quarter-Bills of the U.S.S. Essex, 1812 (approximate), MS 65
U.S.S. Essex was a United States Navy frigate. The Watch- and Quarter-Bills of the U.S.S. Essex were compiled in approximately 1812, while Essex was under the command of David Porter.
William Maxwell Evarts Letters, 1839-1905 (bulk 1839-1879), MS 235
William Maxwell Evarts was an American lawyer and statesman who served as Attorney General under President Andrew Johnson, as Secretary of State under President Rutherford B. Hayes, and as a Senator from New York. The Evarts Letters consist of Evarts' copies of letter written by him to his friend, lawyer and author Richard Henry Dana, Jr. The letters pertain to Evarts' and Dana's careers and social lives, Evarts' attempts to be appointed to the Supreme Court, the trial of Jefferson Davis, the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson, attempts to unseat Benjamin Butler from Congress, and Dana's nomination as Ambassador to Great Britain.
Emil Henry Eycke Papers, 1880-1907, MS 377
Emil Henry Eycke was an enlisted sailor and boatswain in the United States Navy. The Eycke Papers span the period of 1880 through 1907 and focus on Eycke's United States Navy career, including his service in the Spanish-American War and his trips to Cuba as a member of the crew of U.S.S. Denver.

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