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Description of Series

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas MS 570



Title: Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas
Dates: 1827-1828
Identification: MS 570
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft.- 1 item
Physical Description Apporoximately 60 pages, 11" x 16.25"
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Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical Sketch

The Leonidas traveled regularly between Charleston, South Carolina, and Boston, under command of Capt. George Bugnon.

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Scope and Contents

The log covers the period February 10, 1827, through November 19, 1828, and contains daily reports at sea and in port. The initial pages, and those for the months of May and June 1827, are missing. Entries indicate that the ship departed from its usual Charleston to Boston route in August 1828 and sailed for New York, then to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there three months later. The partial logbook contains approximately 60 pages and measures 11” x 16.25”.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Partial logbook of the ship Leonidas, MS 570, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heritage Auction Galleries, October 2010

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas

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