2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843.

  1. James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    300 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart’s capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).

  2. Edward Preble papers, 1680-1912

    5,000 items. 58 containers. 8.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, diary, journals, account books, ships' papers and logbooks, muster rolls, signal books, family papers, and other material relating primarily to Preble's naval service.