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Chase family letters : ALS, 1868-1878.
BANC MSS 2002/187 z; BANC MSS 2002/187 z
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Title:

Chase family letters : ALS, 1868-1878

Creator/Contributor:

Chase, Ellen.

Creator/Contributor:

Blackman, L. D.

Creator/Contributor:

Chase, Erastus B.

Abstract:

Consists of letters from Erastus B. Chase, shipmaster of the Radiant [II], and the Helen Morris, to his father and sister Eliza. Also includes letters from his wife Ellen (who traveled at times with him) to her parents, letters from Eliza to her parents when traveling with her brother, a letter to Nellie [Ellen Chase] from a sister, a letter from Capt. L.D. Blackman to an Unknown Sir, and a broadside concerning an auction of salvage from the wreck of the Radiant [II]. Letters discuss everyday life for a seafaring family. Travel included Mass., N.Y., San Francisco, England, Hamburg, and Singapore.

Date:

1868 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- en----- -- a-si---
Radiant II (Ship)
Helen Morris (Ship)
Voyages and travels -- History -- Sources
Ship captains
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Massachusetts -- Description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
England -- Description and travel
Singapore -- Description and travel
Hamburg (Germany) -- Description and travel

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.25 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/187 z
BANC MSS 2002/187 z

Origin:

United States