William Perry sea journals,
Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, and a "List of the convoy for England under his Majesty's Ship Sheerness, Capt. Cornwallis ..." with colored folded map of the Atlantic sea lanes tipped in.
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
Kislak accession no.: 1982.003.00.0001
originally cataloged from scanned images by ta15; recataloged to DACS by vm01. vj01 2007-04-30