John W. Bootman To Thomas Little-5/30/1862

Date:
May 30, 1862

Letter from Ship's Cook John Bootman to Thomas Little c/o William Simms, Balimore, MD, dated 5/30/1862 from Spezia, Italy. Bootman discusses his children, his pay, and finding the steamer Sumpter. Letter is semiliterate.

Description (physical):

Letter: 10.125x6, folded, Envelope: 5.125x2.875

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG2-1.6
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Clarence R. Bassette-war Service Certificate-1917

Date:
1917?

War Service Certificate, US Navy. War Service Certificate #428780 stating that Clarence R. Bassette performed honorable service during World War I. Signed by C.B. Hatch Jr.

Description (physical):

10.5"x8"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Clarence R. Bassette-navy Department Letter-1918

Date:
1918?

Navy Department Letter. Letter from Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation, to Clarence R. Bassette dated 8/18/1918. Letter details Bassette's time in the Navy, 1913-1917. Signed by F.H. Weaver. Reverse, in manucript "Record of my Naval History, CRB."

Description (physical):

10.5"x8"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.34
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Clarence R. Bassette-bureau Of Navigation Certificate-1931

Date:
April 14, 1905

Bureau of Navigation Certificate, issued 4/20/1931. Certificate lists the service information and personal description of Clarence R. Bassette. Certificate is signed by Commander J.S. McCain.

Description (physical):

10"x8"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.35
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Official Sesquicentennial Daily Program

Date:
April 9, 1905

Official Sesquicentennial Daily Program (dated August, 16, 1926). 32 pages. Includes maps of the exposition grounds in Philadelphia, transportation information, and lists of those people involved in the event. Also, includes daily schedule of events.

Description (physical):

32 pages, 9"x6"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.36
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Sesquicentennial International Exposition

Date:
April 9, 1905

The Sesquicentennial International Exposition Program. 40 pages. Cover is green, with images of woman holding the flags of the world. Contents desribe various elements of the exposition and includes sketches various pavilions and venues.

Description (physical):

40 pages, 7"x9"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.37
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

William Johnson-war Service Record-1890s

Date:
1890s

War Service Record of William Johnson. Manuscript record details Johnson's service beginning with his time in the US Army (1861-1864) through his transfer to the US Navy and subsequent naval career (1864-1888).

Description (physical):

8"x10" (folded)

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG2-1.7
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Lt. Joseph Smith To Secnav Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Date:
September 30, 1817
Creator:
Lt. Joseph Smith

Letter from Lt. Joseph Smith to SecNav Benjamin W. Crowninshield recommending Midn. John A. Cook for future service.

Description (physical):

8"x9.75"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG1-1.03
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Lt. John A. Cook To Secnav Levi Woodbury

Date:
September 20, 1833
Creator:
Lt. John A. Cook

Letter from Lt. John A. Cook to SecNav Levi Woodbury asking for assignment to a ship sailing for the West India Station. Cook states this is necessary for medical reasons.

Description (physical):

9.325"x7.825"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG1-1.04
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Pension Cover Letter From M. Dickerson To Frances F. Cook

Date:
January 1, 1837

Form cover letter from M. Dickerson to Frances F. Cook discussing the amount ($25) and payment location (Washington) for her late husband's pension.

Description (physical):

6.825"x7.75"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG1-1.05
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum