skip to content
Letters, 1855-1862. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Letters, 1855-1862.

Author: Marcus L Woodard; George Woodard; Maria Woodard; Woodard family.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Photocopies of letters to parents, wife Maria, and brother George from various ports during his time at sea as mate and master of various merchant ships in the China trade. The letters describe, among other incidents, a shipwreck off Rodrigues Island (1855); the bombardment of Canton by the British in the Battle of the Barrier Forts (1856); a voyage aboard the clipper ship Surprise under Charles Ranlett from New  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Charles A Ranlett
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus L Woodard; George Woodard; Maria Woodard; Woodard family.
OCLC Number: 20243911
Description: 1 folder.

Abstract:

Photocopies of letters to parents, wife Maria, and brother George from various ports during his time at sea as mate and master of various merchant ships in the China trade. The letters describe, among other incidents, a shipwreck off Rodrigues Island (1855); the bombardment of Canton by the British in the Battle of the Barrier Forts (1856); a voyage aboard the clipper ship Surprise under Charles Ranlett from New York City to Batavia with a cargo of ice (1861), and the mutiny of her secessionist crew upon reaching that port; and trade on the Yangtze (1862), including problems with coastal pirates and the great profit to be made in smuggling up and down the river. Location of originals unknown.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20243911>
library:oclcnum"20243911"
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:valueUnknown value: mss
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:description"Photocopies of letters to parents, wife Maria, and brother George from various ports during his time at sea as mate and master of various merchant ships in the China trade. The letters describe, among other incidents, a shipwreck off Rodrigues Island (1855); the bombardment of Canton by the British in the Battle of the Barrier Forts (1856); a voyage aboard the clipper ship Surprise under Charles Ranlett from New York City to Batavia with a cargo of ice (1861), and the mutiny of her secessionist crew upon reaching that port; and trade on the Yangtze (1862), including problems with coastal pirates and the great profit to be made in smuggling up and down the river. Location of originals unknown."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/22572249>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Letters,"@en
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.