A journal of the proceedings on board H. M. Ship Hind, Wm Young Esqr Commander from 11th of Augt 1779 to the 26th of Feby 1782, kept by Jas Cox
- A journal of the proceedings on board H. M. Ship Hind, Wm Young Esqr Commander from 11th of Augt 1779 to the 26th of Feby 1782, kept by Jas Cox
Leather bound diary with ""James Cox / Journal book / Hind"" on the cover. Entries concern the date, winds, and remarks. The remarks include a general description of the weather (wind, strength, direction), his activities (knoting yarns, etc.), the activities of the crew (lowered top gallant yards, soundings, etc.), the food recived and expended, and brief notices of who came on board the ship. The journal covers a trip from England to Quebec and the return trip. These are the best images possible, due to the condition of the orginal manuscript. Blank pages were not scanned.
- Cox, James
August 11, 1779–February 26, 1782
- New England Historic Genealogical Society
- Collection (local):
Revolutionary War Manuscripts (NEHGS)
R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society
Great Britain--History, Naval--18th century
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations, British
- 1 v. (p.); 20 cm
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A journal of the proceedings on board H. M. Ship Hind, Mss A 1061, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, online at DigitalCollections. AmericanAncestors.org.
Mss A 1061