File copy of letter from Captain Thomas Melville, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, to Henry Tyson, United States Shipping Commissioner, Baltimore, MD, February 26, 1876

Handwritten letter from Governor Thomas Melville responding to the letter of February 24 from Henry Tyson, United States Shipping Commissioner, Baltimore, MD. He informs Mr. Tyson that the person to whom Tyson refers in his letter may apply in person to become an inmate of the Sailors' Snug Harbor and must prove that they sailed under the US flag and are unable to support themselves. 
Name: Melville, Thomas, 1830-1884
Role: Author
Institutional Affiliation: Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)

Name: Tyson, Henry
Role: Correspondent
Institutional Affiliation: United States. Shipping Commission (Baltimore, Md.)
Type Of Resource
The Sailors' Snug Harbor records are the Property of the Trustees of the Sailors’ Snug Harbor. The collection is on permanent loan at the Stephen B. Luce Library of SUNY Maritime College.
Origin Info
Date Created: February 26 1876
Place: New York (N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 25 x 19 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital