Author:HARRY PHELPS

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1900 - 1902 + 1916 - 1918 PAIR (2) OF DETAILED LOGBOOKS FROM THE LIFE OF COMMODORE HARRY PHELPS, FIRST AS AN OFFICER ON THE USS CINCINNATI IN THE CARIBBEAN, AND LATER AS A RETIRED CITIZEN LIVING A SIMPLE LIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA

By: HARRY PHELPS

Price: $4,055.99

Publisher: ABOARD THE USS CINCINNATI, SOUTHPORT, N. CAROLINA, 1900

Seller ID: 0009181

Condition: Very Good


On offer are two exceptional and detailed logbooks and journals from Harry Phelps, a Lieutenant, then Commodore, in the United States Navy around the turn of the 20th century. The first book dates from 1900 and covers the period from October 1900 to November 1902. The second diary covers the period from 1916 to 1918, although the cover says ‘1906’. The two diaries are filled to the brim with writing about his life, career, and day-to-day activities. His writing is very simple, stating in a matter-of-fact way the details of his day. For example: “Saturday October 13th, 1900. We line out a... View more info