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William Tuckey Meredith Letters to Mary Watson


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Meredith, William Tuckey, 1839- .

William Tuckey Meredith served as paymaster aboard Admiral Farragut's flagship Hartford during the Civil War.

The collection consists of letters by Meredith to his fiancee, Mary Watson of Perth Amboy, N.J., from November 1863 to December 1864 during his service in the Civil War as paymaster aboard Admiral Farragut's flagship Hartford. The letters were written from the ship as it lay off New Orleans, Fort Jackson (Miss.), and Pensacola (Fla.), and in Mobile Bay (Ala.).

Gift 8/12/81 (AM82-6)

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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The collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

W.T. Meredith Letters to Mary R. Watson written on Flagship Hartford, some concerning Batlle of Mobile Bay, 1863-1864. 12 folders.
Physical Description

12 folders

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