Copy of Draft Letter to W. H. Squires, from Captain Thomas Melville, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, August 31, 1869


Handwritten letter from Captain Thomas Melville, to Mr. W. H. Squires regarding the expulsion of his uncle, John Squires, from the Sailors' Snug Harbor in June 1868. Melville states that the expulsion was voted unanimously by the board of trustees. [Cataloger's note: There are sections that have been crossed out, presumably by Melville.]

Name: Squires, W. H.
Role: Addressee

Name: Melville, Thomas, 1830-1884
Role: Author
Institutional Affiliation: Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)
Type Of Resource

The collection is on permanent loan at the Stephen B. Luce Library of SUNY Maritime College. The Sailors' Snug Harbor records are the Property of the Trustees of the Sailors’ Snug Harbor.

Origin Info
Date Created: August 31 1869
Place: Staten Island (N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 24.7 x 19.2 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital