1877 ORIGINAL AMERICAN NAVAL RELIC OF A 19TH CENTURY SURVEY OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI HANDWRITTEN BY AN ILL FATED LIEUTENANT

By: LT. LYMAN G. SPALDING

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On offer is an interesting 1877 manuscript relic of American naval history handwritten Lt. Lyman G. Spalding, a midshipman who was commissioned a Lieutenant in the Navy by President Grant. Spalding was a member of surveying sloop The Enterprise, which was assigned to take measurements of the mouth of the Mississippi and this is Spalding's log [Vol. 2] with all the details of the survey. BIO NOTES: Spalding came from a prominent Portsmouth Maine family. He was killed in 1881 in Newport Rhode Island when a torpedo exploded prematurely. 32 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 in. VG.; Manuscript; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF, USN, SURVEYING, SURVEY, LYMAN G. SPALDING, AMERICAN NAVAL HISTORY, MISSISSIPPI, SURVEYING SLOOP, THE ENTERPRISE, US NAVY, AMERICANA, MARINE, NAVAL, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, DIARY, JOURNAL, LOG, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, DIARIES, JOURNALS, LOGS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, AMERICANA, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, DOCUMENT, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, MANUSKRIPT, PAPIER OGGETTO D'ANTIQUARIATO, ATTO, VELINA, DOCUMENTO, MANOSCRITTO, CARTA ANTIGÜEDAD, HECHO, VITELA, DOCUMENTO, MANUSCRITO, PAPEL,

Title: 1877 ORIGINAL AMERICAN NAVAL RELIC OF A 19TH CENTURY SURVEY OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI HANDWRITTEN BY AN ILL FATED LIEUTENANT

Author Name: LT. LYMAN G. SPALDING

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, All, 19th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: ABOARD THE ENTERPRISE LOUISIANA MISSISSIPPI, 1877

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 0001790

Keywords: Keywords: History Of USN SURVEYING SURVEY Lyman G. Spalding American Naval History MISSISSIPPI Surveying Sloop The Enterprise