Letter to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, from Benjamin J. Edger, May 2, 1890


Handwritten letter from Benjamin J. Edger [Edgar? Edges?], to Captain Gustavus D. S. Trask, recommending James Stewart for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor. Edger states that Stewart speaks highly of Trask and the Harbor and promises to behave if admitted. He mentions that he was a sailor himself and saw Trask in Staten Island, and states that he knows James Gordon and John T. Blatchford. 

Name: Edger, Benjamin J.
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: May 2 1890
Place: Philadelphia (Pa.)
letters (correspondence), letters of recommendation
Physical Description
extent: 17.8 x 22.8 cm
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital