Letter to the Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor from William C. Chamberlain, Richmond County Poor House, October 9th, 1872


Handwritten letter from William C. Chamberlain, former inmate now residing in the Richmond County Poor House, to the Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor, regarding his application to be re-admitted to the institution. Chamberlain states that he very much would like readmission to the harbor and that he will be a much better inmate if accepted back. Received while Captain Thomas Melville was governor of Sailors’ Snug Harbor.

Name: Chamberlain, William C., -1889
Role: Author
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: October 9 1872
Place: Staten Island (N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 23.3 x 18.7 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital