Letter to Captain Thomas Melville, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, from C. [Charles] Henry King, of Seamen's Retreat Hospital, March 15, 1876

Handwritten letter from C. Henry King, Physician in Chief of the Seamen's Retreat Hospital, to Captain Thomas Melville, notifying him that he has "some very fine pigs" that were born at the hospital and would like to trade one of them to Sailors' Snug Harbor in exchange for a boar. He mentions that Melville had looked poorly at their last encounter and hopes that his health has improved, and invites Melville to come dine with him later that summer or fall.
Name: King, C. Henry (Charles Henry), 1843-1883
Role: Author
Institutional Affiliation: Seamen's Fund and Retreat (N.Y.)

Name: Melville, Thomas, 1830-1884
Role: Addressee
Institutional Affiliation: Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)
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: March 15 1876
Place: Stapleton (New York, N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 25.4 x 20 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital