Sybrant Van Schaick - U.S. Brig
Large images of journal kept on board U.S. brig Argus,
Stephen Decatur and Isaac Hull, Commanding from 5 September 1803
to 20 May 1804. Fine contemporary account of U.S. naval operations
in the Mediterranean against the Barbary pirates. Shown here 1)
the cover; 2) the title page; and 3) the first page of the journal
dated 5 September 1803, Stephen Decatur commanding. This journal
has not been transcribed and is for in Library use only.
Front cover of Sybrant Van Schaick's
Journal on board the U.S. Brig Argus of 10 guns.
Inside cover - written in longhand
- Journal on board the U.S. Brig Argus of 10 guns. S.V.
First page of journal dated 5 May 1803, showing Stephen
Decatur in command.