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Augustus Alexander Warren papers, 1849-1886Rauner Manuscript MS-868

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Augustus A. Warren contain a private logbook detailing his 1849 voyage from Boston to Batavia and an 1854-1856 voyage on the USS Decatur in defense of Seattle, Washington. Holograph memoirs include "Three voyages, 1854-1856" "In Defense of Seattle, Washington, 1871," "In Support of the Charles Francis Hall Arctic expedition," and "1880 along the coast of South America." Also included are letters to his family, his commission as a sailmaker, sketches and drawings, and photographs of Warren, his wife, and child.

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