Manuscript Collection

John Paul Jones Papers - Accession 607

Title

John Paul Jones Papers - Accession 607

Files

Identifier

Accession 607

Inclusive Dates

1776-1777

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 microfiche

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was a U.S. Navy Captain during the Revolutionary war. The John Paul Jones Papers consists of 1776 list of U.S. navy captains, “A Plan for the Regulations & Equipment of the Navy” (1777), originals and typed transcripts of letters (1777) to Benjamin Franklin et. al. in Paris, Secretary of the Navy Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) and A. Livingston, and notes (1794) on expense of building, fitting and maintain a frigate for the U.S. Navy.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The microfiche was purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

John Paul Jones Papers - Accession 607

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