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John Jay Almy papers

Title
John Jay Almy papers, 1857-1866.
Author
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895.

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Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol 58Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Subjects
Access (note)
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Biography (note)
  • Naval officer.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
Call Number
MssCol 58
Author
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895.
Title
John Jay Almy papers, 1857-1866.
Summary
Letter book kept by Almy while he was commander of American ships of war CONNECTICUT and JUNIATA, 1864-1866; and journal kept while commanding the CONNECTICUT and FULTON, 1857-1864. Includes information on the capture of William Walker in Nicaragua in 1857, protection of American shipping in Tampico, Mexico, 1858, and off Cuba, the Paraguay expedition, 1858-1859, blockading the South Atlantic States during the Civil War, salvaging of contraband cotton, and prizes of war.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Naval officer.
LCCN
ms 68001020
Research Call Number
MssCol 58
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