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United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, Quarterly Return of Receipts
Wyles Mss 68  
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1 bound volume, Quarterly Return of Receipts and Expenditures of Provisions and Stores for the United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean, June 1, 1837 to January 1838, while at Callao Castle [Peru] and Valparaiso [Argentina]. Includes figures for food, clothing, and miscellaneous stores such as anchors, cables, cordage, spars, barrels, linseed oil, pitch, tar, and paint.
Background
Information about the United States Squadron in the Pacific Ocean may be found in printed works such as:
  • Journal of a Cruise to the Pacific Ocean, 1842-1844, in the Frigate United States, with Notes on Herman Melville, edited by Charles Roberts Anderson (1937).
  • United States, Office of Naval Records and Library . Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy from Commanding Officers of Squadrons, 1841-1886: Pacific Squadron, 1841-1886.
  • Extent
    .2 linear feet (1 bound volume)
    Restrictions
    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
    Availability
    None.