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Augustus Alexander Warren papers

Identifier: MS-868

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The papers of Augustus A. Warren contain a private logbook detailing his 1849 voyage from Boston to Batavia and an 1854-1856 voyage on the USS Decatur in defense of Seattle, Washington. Holograph memoirs include "Three voyages, 1854-1856" "In Defense of Seattle, Washington, 1871," "In Support of the Charles Francis Hall Arctic expedition," and "1880 along the coast of South America." Also included are letters to his family, his commission as a sailmaker, sketches and drawings, and photographs of Warren, his wife, and child.


  • 1849 - 1886


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Additional Description


Augustus Alexander Warren, sailmaker in the U. S. Navy. The collection contains holographs and typescripts of his recollections of voyages made on the USS Decator and other vessels. A logbook, correspondence, sketches, drawings and photographs are also included.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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