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Expedition File, 1828-1863, 1940 (continued)
Publications
Correspondence on publications concerning the expedition, 1842-1862
Zoology, by Titian Ramsay Peale, introduction to, 1846-1848
Reports
American Philosophical Society and the United States Naval Lyceum, 1836
Joint Committee on the Library, United States Congress, 1858-1859
Soo Loo agreement, 1842
Surveys, original list of islands discovered and surveyed for the first time, undated
Naval hearings, charges and defense of Wilkes, 1842, 1847
Miscellany, 1861-1863, undated
BOX 22-25 REEL 20-24 Autobiography and Other Writings, 1855-1877
Autobiography, essays and sketches by Wilkes.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 22 REEL 20-21 Autobiography
Draft
Vols. 1-8
(4 folders)
BOX 23 REEL 22-23 Vols. 9-10
Typescript
pp. 1-300
(3 folders)
BOX 24 REEL 23 pp. 301-882
(6 folders)
Essays and sketches
Report on the examination of the Deep River District, North Carolina, 1858
(2 folders)
"Theory of the Winds," 1855
(2 folders)
BOX 25 REEL 24 "On the Circulation of the Oceans," 1859
"Visit to Tunis" and "The Housewife," 1859
"The Student's Lamp," "In Turn," and "Christmas Story," 1859
"On Postal Arrangements," "How I Was Cured of Going to Fires," and "Sketches of Biography," 1859
"Some Days in the Session," 1877
"Reasons for Taking the Vanderbilt Under Command," 1863
"A Diary From the South Sea Islands," undated
Description of a trip through the Midwest, undated
BOX 26-27 REEL 24 Financial and Business Papers, 1833-1876
Maps, drawings, reports, account books, copyrights, deeds, and miscellaneous material relating to property rights.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 26 REEL 24 Maps and papers relating to the Dauphine and Susquehanna Coal Co., undated
Drawings of blast furnaces, scales, and coal kilns, undated
Map indicating Wilkes property in Washington, D.C., undated
Report on the High Shoals property in Gaston County, N.C., undated
Account book, 1870
Bills, checks, and receipts, 1850-1873
(1 folder)
BOX 27
REEL 24
(3 folders)
Copyrights, deeds, and property rights, 1833-1876, undated
BOX 28-30 REEL 25-26 Miscellany, 1817-1921
A scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, maps, sketches, naval registers, printed matter, and miscellaneous correspondence. Included are three letterbooks belonging to William Compton Bolton.
Arranged by subject or by type of material.
BOX 28 REEL 25 Bills, letters, and notes relating to the United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1867-1869
Navy registers, 1828-1831, 1845
Coast Survey, 1855
Court-martial defense of Wilkes, 1864
United States v. S.S. Peterhoff, 1864
Maps and papers relating to Deep River District of North Carolina, 1851-1857, undated
Biographical sketches of Wilkes, 1912, undated
Trent affair, monographs, 1861-1865, undated See also Oversize
Winds and Currents of the Sea, by Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1851
BOX 29 REEL 25-26 Confederate money and bond, 1864 See Vault
Photographs, 1900, undated
Scrapbook, 1856-1913, undated
General, 1846-1921, undated
Newspaper clippings
(3 folders)
BOX 30 REEL 26 Letterbooks of William Compton Bolton (formerly William Compton Bolton Finch)
1817, Dec. 11-1818, Dec. 9
1823, Nov. 4-1824, May 11
1839, June 13-1841, Mar. 9
not filmed Interest statements, lists, and receipts, 1870-1873, undated
BOX 31-45 REEL 26 Family Papers and Genealogy, 1607-1959
Documents predominantly of a business and legal nature including apprenticeship papers, bonds, deeds, marriage contracts, and mortgages relating to the Wilkes family in England and America. Also genealogical charts, a published genealogy, and an onomastic index to many of the family records in the papers.
Indexed family papers are arranged chronologically.
Containers 32-45 not filmed
BOX 31 REEL 26 Agreements, appraisals, building estimates, debt records, letters, receipts, inventories, termination of trusts, 1669-1814
Onomastic index, a partial index of the Wilkes family parchments and other family records contained in the papers, undated
Wilkes chronology, 1959
Genealogical notes pertaining to the Wilkes family, typewritten copies, 1728-1869
BOX 32not filmed Indexed documents
Index, 1951
Nos. 1-11, 1607-1616, 1635, 1644
(12 folders)
BOX 33 Nos. 12-25, 1646-1647, 1655-1667, 1679-1684
(14 folders)
BOX 34 Nos. 26-36, 1685, 1693-1698
(11 folders)
BOX 35 Nos. 37-46, 1701-1705
(10 folders)
BOX 36 Nos. 47-57, 1706-1710
(11 folders)
BOX 37 Nos. 58-64, 1714-1718
(7 folders)
BOX 38 Nos. 65-72, 1720-1727
(8 folders)
BOX 39 Nos. 73-79, 1728-1735
(7 folders)
BOX 40 Nos. 80-87, 1738-1745
(9 folders)
BOX 41 Nos. 88-94, 1746-1747
(7 folders)
BOX 42 Nos. 88-94, 1746-1747
(7 folders)
BOX 43 Nos. 101-105, 1757-1760
(5 folders)
BOX 44 Nos. 106-115, 1761-1771, 1784
(10 folders)
BOX 45 Nos. 116-117, 1791-1792
(3 folders)
Genealogical charts, undated See also Oversize
Miscellaneous documents, 1683-1684, 1712-1747, 1761, 1790, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 45not filmed Additions, 1861-1873
Correspondence and writings.
Arranged in order of processing date and therein by type of material.
BOX 45 2003 addition
Correspondence, 1861-1863, undated
Writings on High Shoals, N.C., undated
2010 addition
Correspondence, 1861-1863, 1873
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1861
A map, proclamation, and genealogical charts.
Arranged and described according to the series, folders, and containers from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Expedition File
Maps
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