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John C. Lawrence Journal, 1844-1975 (bulk 1844-1845)

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John C. Lawrence Journal, 1844-1975 (bulk 1844-1845): Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in September 2013



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Lawrence, John C., -1846
Title: John C. Lawrence Journal
Dates: 1844-1975
Bulk Dates: 1844-1845
Size: 2.5 linear inches (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: John Clarkson Lawrence was a mate in the United States Navy. The John C. Lawrence Journal, entitled "Journal of a Cruise amongst the Madeira, Canary and Cape Verde Islands and on the West Coast of Africa. 1845 & '45. in the United States Ship of War Yorktown. Capt. Chas H Bell," covers the time period of 13 November 1844 through 7 December 1845 while Yorktown was engaged in suppressing the slave trade.
Call number: MS 368
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Robert Royall in March 1996. Accession No. 96-21.

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