De Haven, Edwin Jesse, 1816-1865; Grinnell Expedition (1st : 1850-1851); Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration; United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; Manuscripts;
DIARY OR LOG-BOOK OF
E. J. DEHAVEN
ON TRIP TO CONSTANTINOPLE IN
N. E. blowing a gale.
35.49 - 71.10 - 106.2
18th. The gale continues during the,
night and today with an ugly
short sea. Our little Brig proves
to be a fine sea...
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...