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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Order book

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the HMS Melville Order Book, signed by William D. Puget, commander, 1837-1838 MS 228



Title: HMS Melville Order Book
Dates: 1837-1838
Identification: MS 228
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

No further information on the author, William David Puget, RN, is available.

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Scope and Contents

Regulations, orders and schedules relating to the equipment and operation of the HMS Melville, including lists of equipment, supplies and duties of the officers and men.

The Order Book offers a detailed picture of the procedures and daily routine of ship’s company in a British Man of War of the period 1837-1838.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from HMS Melville Order Book must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

HMS Melville Order Book, 1837-1838, MS 228, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Presented in Memory of Herman Brown, November 1962.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Order book

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1 one bound volume, 120 leaves, partly illustrated

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