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; with eleven water-colors from the Journal of William H. Meyers.

; Meyers, William H., 1815- ; Anderson, Charles Roberts, 1902-1999, editor
Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1937.

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Other Title Abstract of a cruise in the United States frigate United States
Other Authors Anderson, Charles Roberts, 1902-1999,
Jones, Thomas Ap Catesby, 1790-1858.
Meyers, William H., 1815-
Subjects Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Pacific Ocean.
United States (Frigate)
Voyages and travels.
Series Duke University publications.
Description vi pages, 3 leaves, [3]-143 pages frontispiece, plates 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1937.
Notes "Most of the manuscripts used in the preparation of this volume may be found in the Naval Records and Library, Navy Department, Washington, D.C."--Preface.
"The authorship of this journal is not indicated in the manuscript by name, initials, or other clue ... it is probable that he was not an officer of the ship."--Introduction.
Includes bibliographical references (Notes, pages 118-140) and index.
Contents Introduction: Herman Melville. Monterey and naval history. The manuscripts.--Abstract of a cruise in the United States frigate United States, in the Pacific Ocean, 1842-1844.--Appendices: A. Log of the United States (from the "Abstract") B. Monterey (from the Pacific squadron letters [of Commander Thomas ap Catesby Jones]) C. Scenes from naval life (from Meyers's Journal)--Notes.--Index.
Geographic Area Pacific Ocean
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2477448
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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