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Charles Lewis Richards Collection; Richards, Charles Lewis, 1873-1888
Whale ship owner, of Norwich, Conn. Correspondence, depositions, newpapers and clippings, petitions, court orders, memoranda; and printed testimony, bills, and acts, relating to claims filed before the Alabama Claims Court by Richards for losses suffered during the Civil War. Chief parties were the whaling bark PEARL, of New London, Conn., destroyed by the C.S.S. Shenandoah at Ascension Island, 1865; the whaling bark RICHMOND, of New Bedford, Mass., which was compelled to return crew to Honolulu from vessels taken by the Shenandoah


Journal; Kearsarge (Sloop-of-war), 1861-1863
Journal kept by Charles A. Poole on board the U.S.S. KEARSARGE, Charles Pickering, commanding (until April 8, 1863), and John A Winslow, commanding for a Naval cruise.


Journal; Kearsarge (Sloop of war), 1862-1864
Journal kept by Carsten B. DeWitt, yeoman, on board the U.S.S. KEARSARGE, Pickering, master, for a naval cruise in search of the Confederate steamer SUMPTER. Mentions death at sea.


Legal Records of the Smack L. A. MACOMBER; L. A. Macomber (Smack), 1861-1875


Logbook; Kearsarge (Sloop-of-war), 1861 Nov 21 - 1864 Jun 17
Journal kept by William Wainwright on board the U.S.S. KEARSARGE, Captain Pickering, and later Captain John A. Winslow, commanding for a Naval cruise. A detailed and descriptive journal, including details of burial at sea.


Logbook; Kearsarge (Sloop-of-war), 1864
Journal kept by William Wainwright on board the U.S.S. KEARSARGE, Captain John A. Winslow, commanding for a Naval cruise during which she sunk the Alabama. Mentions injury at sea.


Logbook; Kearsarge (Sloop-of-war), 1863-1864
Journal kept by Charles A. Winslow, commanding for a Naval cruise.