MG 425 - Walter Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the diary of John Walter from November, 1819 to August, 1823 who shipped as boatswain on board the brig Pedlar out of New York on a voyage to the Northwest coast of America and around the world.

Background

John Walter was born in Philadelphia on February 28, 1785 and went to sea in October, 1797.

Date(s): 11/1819-08/1823

Extent: 1 folder, 1 enclosure