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|Title||Letter Book - Cruise of Minnesota|
|Library||Hagley Museum and Library|
|Description||This letter book of the Cruise of the Minnesota is from The Hagley Library and Museum. The letter book details the voyage of the Minnesota to China from the United States from 1857-1859. The letter book includes naval correspondence discussing the crew, life on-board ship and navigation.|
|Document Type||Logbook, Manuscript|
|Theme(s)||Trade and Commerce; Exploration and Discovery|
|Keywords||Chinese law, cholera, climate, coal, conflict, crew, crime, death, desertion, employment, extraterritoriality, government, health, inspection, midshipman, mutiny, navigation, sailor, training, treaty ports, voyage|
|Countries||China; USA; Japan; Philippines|
|Places||Philadelphia; New York; Cape of Good Hope; Sunda Strait; Indian Ocean; Macao; Whampoa; Canton; Manila; Shanghai; Singapore; Washington; D.C.|
|Ports||Canton, China; New York, USA; Philadelphia, USA; Shanghai, China; Singapore, Singapore|
|People||Samuel Francis du Pont; William Bradford Reed; William L Hudson|
Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) was a career naval officer who commanded the South Atlantic Squadron for the Union during the Civil War. His papers include personal and naval correspondence and journals describing his voyage.
Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hagley Museum and Library collection catalogue. Catalog Records (c) 2013, by The Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.
|Copyright||Content compilation (c) 2013, by the Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.|