- MS 321;MJ Journal, 1 October 1829 to 17 July 1832 [Falkland Islands and Cape Horn] microfilm
Palmer, United States Sealing Voyage
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- ReferenceGB 15 Alexander Palmer/United States Sealing Voyage
- Dates of Creation1 October 1829 - 17 July 1832
- Name of Creator
- Physical DescriptionJournal. The journal is on microfilm.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
This United States sealing voyage was under the general command of Benjamin Pendleton and Nathaniel Brown Palmer. Three vessels sailed from New York and Stonington, the Sepaph captained by Pendleton Annawan captained by Nathaniel Brown Palmer and Penguin captained by Alexander Palmer. Scientists onboard the ships made biological and geological collections.
Alexander Palmer's crew included Phineas Wilcox as Mate, Smith as 2nd Mate and George Elliot as 3rd Mate. This was one of many sealing voyages to the southern oceans made during the nineteenth century.
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This is a copy.
Location of Originals
The original journal is held by the Library of Congress U.S.A. (1982)