Frank J. Hecker papers 1891-1908 (bulk 1898-1905)
Henry Partridge letters
Partridge, Salista Ford, 1847-1892
This collection is made up of letters that Henry R. Partridge, a merchant ship captain, wrote to his wife Salista during voyages to Europe and the Caribbean in the 1870s. He commented on his loneliness, the loading and unloading of cargo, other crew members and vessels, and ports of call. One additional letter concerns Henry Partridge's suicide in 1880.
The material is in English
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