Documents relating to the death and postmortem transit arrangements for Daniel Drew, February 5, 1883


Identifier
SC-0016-III-A-1-0277
Abstract
Telegram from H. [Horace] A. Buttolph, of the New Jersey State Asylum for the Insane to Sailors' Snug Harbor, informing Snug Harbor about the death of inmate Daniel Drew and requesting directions as to what to do with his remains. Attached is a New Jersey state transit permit authorizing the removal of Drew's remains from the Asylum to New Brighton for burial, signed by Thos. [Thomas] M. Peck, Assessor, and in the charge of A. McIlravy. The two forms are adhered in the upper left corner. Received while Captain Thomas Melville was governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor. 
Name
Name: Buttolph, Horace A., 1815-1898
Role: Author
Institutional Affiliation: New Jersey State Asylum for the Insane (Morristown, N.J.)
Type Of Resource
Texts
Note
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: February 5 1883
Place: Morris Plains (N.J.)
; Date Created: February 5 1883
Place: Hanover (N.J. : Township)
Genre
telegrams, permits, official documents
Physical Description
extent: 13.1 x 20.5 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital
; extent: 10.8 x 19 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital