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Coll. No. 263
Scope and Content Note
Papers include journals and diaries of travel to, and residence in, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands), 1822-25, 1829; correspondence of Stewart and his wife (Harriet Bradford Stewart), 1822-36; and printed items. Other items are journals of voyages on U.S.S. Guerriere and U.S.S. Vincennes to and from Hawaii, 1829-30; to British Isles, 1832; to the Mediterranean on U.S.S. United States, 1834; to Spain and Portugal on U.S.S. Brandywine, 1839-41, along with a sketch book from the latter. There are also letter books kept on voyages on U.S.S. Congress to South America, 1850-52, and on U.S.S. Niagara, 1860-62, around the world via Japan, China, Mozambique, Cape of Good Hope, Charleston, South Carolina, and Cuba.
The journals and diaries in Box 1 have been published as follows:
C.S. Stewart, Private Journal of a Voyage to the Pacific Ocean and Residence at the Sandwich Island in the Years 1822, 1823, 1824, and 1825 (New York: John P. Haven, 1831).
C.S. Stewart, A Visit to the South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, during the years 1829 and 1830 ... (New York: John P. Haven, 1831).
Rev. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was a naval chaplain and missionary.
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