Letter to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, from L. H. [Lorin H.] Botsford, Inmate, Sailors’ Snug Harbor, January 9, 1890


Handwritten letter from Lorin H. Botsford, inmate of Sailors' Snug Harbor, to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, stating that he saw Justice [Augustus] Acker the previous morning and he informed Botsford that Dave [David C.] Woods [sic] was on the General Committee at the Republican convention and sold his vote for ten dollars, voting for Warder. Botsford says that he believes Acker wished him to tell Trask about the matter.

Name: Botsford, Lorin H., -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: January 9 1890
Place: New Brighton (New York, N.Y.)
letters (correspondence)
Physical Description
extent: 17.9 x 11.4 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital