Journal written while Commodore Charles Henry Bromedge Caldwell was in command of the Naval Forces on the Pacific and South Atlantic Stations of the United States Navy. Entries detail the ship's journey throughout the year 1876- 1877 and document encounters with other vessels, dignitaries, and countries as well as the day to day operations of the ship and handling of situations as they arose. The staff journal was kept on behalf of the Commodore by H.N. Caldwell, Secretary in the United States Navy. Included with the journal is a small framed picture of Commodore Caldwell and a silver cup with his name inscribed upon it.
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Staff Journal of Commodore Charles H. B. Caldwell, Special Collections Research Center, William & Mary Libraries. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/8276 Accessed August 09, 2020.