Finding Aid File

Guide to the Captain Freeman H. Smith Family Letters, BCMS.0014

Summary Information

    Repository

    Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Collection

    Title

    Captain Freeman H. Smith Family Letters

    ID

    BCMS.0014

    Date [inclusive]

    1863-1865

    Extent

    0.027 Cubic feet , 1 folder

    Location note

    Brooklyn Collection Annex, Shelf 3.2. Collection is housed in same box as BCMS 0021, the Letters of James W. Vanderhoef.

    Language

    English

    Abstract

    Captain Freeman H. Smith was a whaler who died at sea in 1855. This collection consists of correspondence between his widow Agnes and son Arthur to Joseph Wickham Case, who administered his estate.

    Preferred Citation

    This collection should be cited as The Captain Freeman H. Smith Family Letters, Brooklyn Public Library – Brooklyn Collection.

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Scope and Content

Eleven letters from Agnes and Arthur Smith to Joseph Wickham Case, who administered the estate of Captain Freeman H. Smith, a whaler who died at sea in 1855. The letters date from 1863 to 1865 and are stored in one folder.

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Arrangement note

The letters are arranged chronologically within the folder.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Collection

10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY, 11238
718.230.2762
bcref@bklynlibrary.org

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from Brian Merlis, March 1, 2013.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Smith, Captain Freeman H. Family

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