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New Jersey Historical Society

Newark, NJ

New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102


American Legion, Borrell Naval Post, Newark, New Jersey
Records, 1917

Mailing list of Borrell Naval Post, Newark; typescript copy of roster and muster roll of First Battalion, New Jersey Naval Militia.

3 items


Anderson, Thomas O.
Papers, 1800-1873

Letters, correspondence, bills, receipts and Naval Department commands pertaining to Thomas Oakley Anderson, a prominent officer in the U.S. Navy from Newton, New Jersey.

15 items


Boyce, Thomas J.
Papers, 1829-1839

Consists of a journal kept on board USS PeacockSt. Louis, and North Carolina.

1 volume


Carpender, Arthur S.
Papers, 1913-1958

Letters; commissions; biographical sketches of Carpender; airlog, 1942-1946, kept by this career naval officer.

54 items


Dickerson, Mahlon
Papers, 1782-1852

Diary; correspondence, invitations, legal documents, commonplace books, and other documents.

2 feet


Duncan Jr., Sebastian C.

Includes typed extracts from letters December 12, 1864 in which Duncan explains the naval affair in which he took part, involving the Confederate steamer Ida and the capture of another rebel steamer,Resolute.


Gilder, Joseph B. 
Papers, 1872-1873

Letters written by Gilder as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy to his family in Newark. He entered the Naval Academy in 1872, but after two years resigned and went to Newark to become a reporter.

20 items


Kearny, Lawrence 
Papers, 1814-1844

Includes logbook of USS Warren.

6 volumes


Morris, Lewis
Papers, 1704-1776

Includes letters depicting the measures of war against Spain, called the War of Jenkin’s Ear, 1739-1743.  Naval strategies against Spain are detailed in Governor Morris’ correspondence with King George II and the Duke of Newcastle.   

103 items


Nelson, William

Includes a record book of Commander Charles Steward for USS Constellation, 1812-1813.

8 feet


Pierson, Edward A.
Papers, 1796-1872

Includes diaries and letters documenting his experience as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy, on board the frigate St. Lawrence, and the gunboat Penobscot.

0.5 feet


Smith Family
Papers, 1667-1960

Includes a journal kept by Donald MacLaren from 1865 to 1867 as a Navy chaplain on USS Lancaster.

60 feet


Turk, William
Papers, 1824-1835

Includes journals kept during service on USS ConstitutionConcord, and Washington.

61 items


Wall, Garret D.
Papers, 1809-1841

Correspondence and legal documents, primarily concerning legal and financial matters and appointments to the U.S. Naval Academy.

11 items

Published: Thu Jun 26 15:16:49 EDT 2014