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Title Notes on Purchases, Personal correspondence - Minnesota Cruise
Reference W9-18479
Library Hagley Museum and Library
Date 1858-1859
Description This account of purchases on-board the cruise of the Minnesota is from The Hagley Library and Museum. The accounts detail purchases of commodities including: sake, lacquerware and bamboo.
Document Type Memoranda, Correspondence, Manuscript
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords alcohol, bamboo, cargo, chow chow box, commodity, correspondence, crockery, dress, lacquer, lacquerware, liquor, mail steamer, navy, porcelain, sake, vase, voyage
Countries China; Japan
Places Mauritius; Cape of Good Hope; Canton; Hong Kong; Singapore; Shanghai; Yangtze River; Manila
Ports Canton, China; Shanghai, China; Singapore, Singapore; Hong Kong, China
Ships Minnesota, Mississippi, Antelope
People Samuel Francis du Pont; Sophie Madeleine du Pont; Henry Du Pont
Additional Information 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.

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