Letter to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, from Richard Dayas, Inmate, Sailors’ Snug Harbor, February 3, 1887


Handwritten letter from Richard Dayas, inmate of Sailors' Snug Harbor, to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, explaining that he has a letter of introduction from a man in New Bedford to C. S. [J.?] Mallory, of New York, soliciting a position for Dayas on a steamer, dock or office. Dayas states that he would rather be out in the world than working in the reading room.

Name: Dayas, Richard, -1894
Role: Author
Institutional Affiliation: Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)

Name: Trask, Gustavus D. S. (Dunham Smith), 1837-1914
Role: Addressee
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: February 3 1887
Place: New Brighton (New York, N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 22.6 x 27.8 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital