Letters to George Foster Emmons folder 2 of 2
- Letters to George Foster Emmons folder 2 of 2
- Forty-four personal and professional letters to George Foster Emmons, from friends, family, and the Navy Department. Many of his correspondents are colleagues from the Navy and carry news of their activities. Many letters refer to George Foster Emmons' son George Thornton Emmons, who was at the time attending the Navy Academy. Included are orders from the Navy Department, and letters from friends discussing the Navy's mandatory retirement age of 62. Principal correspondents include John J. Almy, Augustus Ludlow Case, and C.R.P. Rodgers.
- George Foster Emmons, naval officer, commissioned Commodore in 1868, was then assigned to the Hydrographic Office in Washington and commandant of the Philadelphia Navy Yard. He retired in 1873. His son, George Thornton Emmons, attended the Naval Academy.
- 44 items (in 2 folders)
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- WA MSS S-2335 Em67
- Collection Title
- Letters to George Foster Emmons
- Collection/Other Creator
- Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884
- Collection Date
- Container / Volume Information
- Folder 2
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Case, Augustus Ludlow, 1813-1893
Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884
Emmons, George Thornton
Rodgers, C. R. P. (Christopher Raymond Perry), 1819-1892
United States. Navy--Appointments and retirements
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- Letters to George Foster Emmons. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
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