Samuel Gillet Navy Journals
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Overview and metadata sections
Samuel T. Gillet (1809-1890) served in the U.S. Navy in the Mediterranean, 1827-1837, on the USS Lexington and USS Delaware. In 1837, he left the navy as a lieutenant and became an early Methodist minister in Indiana.
Contains travel journals from Samuel Gillett's time serving in the U.S. Navy in the Mediterranean, 1827-1834, including detailed accounts of the Holy Land and Egypt. Also contains an undated notebook of draft articles.
Gift of Gillett Griffin in 2013. Formerly deposit #9357.
Processed by Regine Heberlein in 2013.
No materials were separated during 2013 processing.
- Delaware (Ship)
- Lexington (Sloop)
- Mediterranean Region -- Description and Travel -- 19th century
- United States -- Navy
- Voyages and travels
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Date
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Journal starts over from the back.Physical Description
Contains drafts of articles.Physical Description