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Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 570
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

The log covers the period February 10, 1827, through November 19, 1828, and contains daily reports at sea and in port. The initial pages, and those for the months of May and June 1827, are missing. Entries indicate that the ship departed from its usual Charleston to Boston route in August 1828 and sailed for New York, then to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there three months later. The partial logbook contains approximately 60 pages and measures 11” x 16.25”.

Dates

  • 1827-1828

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from the Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.

Biographical Sketch

The Leonidas traveled regularly between Charleston, South Carolina, and Boston, under command of Capt. George Bugnon.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heritage Auction Galleries, October 2010

Physical Description

Approximately 60 pages, 11" x 16.25"

Creator

Title
Guide to the Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas, 1827-1828
Status
Completed
Author
Lee Pecht
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA