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1 Title:   Hercules (Ship) log book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Hugh  
  Dates:   1784  
The collection consists of a logbook of the ship Hercules during a voyage from Plymouth, Massachusetts to Savannah, Georgia from January 11-March 31, 1784. Probably recorded by Captain Hugh Russell, the log's daily entries note the time of day, the course, the direction of the wind, latitude and longitude, and remarks on weather and various sea life encountered.
  Identifier:   ms1041  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Berckmans family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Berckmans family  
  Dates:   1840-1852  
The collection consists of items belonging to the Berckmans family of Augusta, Georgia: a passport of Louis Mathieu Edward Berckmans (1840); volume containing water color landscape drawings and plant descriptions of a model farm and estate (1846); journal of Prosper Berckmans, titled Voyage en Amerique, 1850, describing the life and customs in the various sections of America visited by Berckmans.
  Identifier:   ms122  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   William Tappan Thompson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, William Tappan, 1812-1882  
  Dates:   1847-1881  
The collection contains Thompson's correspondence during the time during which he served as editor of the Savannah Daily Morning News, personal correspondence to his wife Caroline while on business trips, business correspondence concerning his literary and journalistic career, notes and writings produced by Thompson including his first published novel, Major Jones' Courtship.
  Identifier:   ms2684  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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