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Rev. Charles S. Stewart Papers

Rev. Charles S. Stewart Papers

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Guide to the Rev. Charles S. Stewart Papers

1822-1862

New York State Historical Association - Research Library
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-17T13:05-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Rev. Charles S. Stewart Papers
Dates: 1822-1862
Quantity: 1.5 Cubic feet + 2 volumes + 1 oversize folder (certificate)
Funding Source:This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Identification: Coll. No. 263
Language: English

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).


Biographical/Historical note

Rev. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was a naval chaplain and missionary.


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Accession Numbers

NM-009.57 - NM-039.57, NM-001.03


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