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Inventory of the David Glasgow Farragut Papers 1826-1913
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Outgoing Letters

 

Dated Nov. 18, 1844 - To: Charles Morris

Physical Description: 1
 

Dated Feb. 16, May 8, May 25 and June 13, 1863 - To: Nathaniel P. Banks

Physical Description: 4
 

Dated May 8, July 16, 1863 and Jan. 24, 1864 - To: David Dixon Porter and May 7, 1864 and Jan. 17, 1864

Physical Description: 3
 

fragment dated March 4, 1863 with reference to D.D.Porter

Physical Description: 1
 

To: Thornton Alexander Jenkins - Dated from July 3, 1863 through Jan. 15, 1870.

Physical Description: 85
 

To: Mrs. John M. Holmes - Dated Dec. 17, 1863

Physical Description: 1
 

To: William R. Sherwood (military orders) Dated June 22, 1864.

Physical Description: 1
 

To: Engineers Kellogg, Hunt & Latch - Dated June 24, 1864

Physical Description: 1
 

To: Samuel B. Wylie Mitchell - Feb. 16, 1866

Physical Description: 1
 

To: Thomas Haines Dudley - Oct. 9, 1867 (London)

Physical Description: 1
 

To: Gideon Welles - Dec. 7, 1869

Physical Description: 1
 

General Orders No. 11, and No. 13 - July 29, 1864 and Aug. 7, 1864.

Physical Description: 2
 

Military Order of Loyal Legion of U.S.Pennsylvania Commandery Apr. 7, 1870

Physical Description: 1
 

Miscellaneous

 

Typewritten copy of letter from Farragut to Richard P. Ashe - in Wm.G. Cohen's Scrapbooks.

Physical Description: 1
 

Letters to D.G. Farragut from Gideon Welles, U.S. Grant, T.A. Jenkins, J.S. Shedden

Physical Description: 7
 

Letters from Loyall Farragut to T.A. Jenkins (1865 - 1880)

Physical Description: 4
 

L.C. Smith to Helen Huntting - Aug. 10-17, 1855 re: Virginia (Loyall) Farragut

Physical Description: 1

Admiral David G. Farragut Papers

 

Letters to members of his family

item 1.

ALS, 4pp., 4to., Pensacola, June 22, 1838. U. S. Frigate Constellation. To his wife.

item 2.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. S. Pennsylvania. Norfolk, July 23, 1845. To his sister, Mrs Clara A. Gurlie

item 3.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. S. Saratoga, Sept. 19, 1849. To William Loyall, his father-in-law.

item 4.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. S. Saratoga, Sacrificios, Dec. 16, 1847. To William Loyall, his father-in-law.

item 5.

ALS, 34pp., 4to. Mare Island Navy Yard. February 18, 1856. To William Loyall.

item 6.

ALS 1p., 4to., San Francisco, June 24 [1856] To his wife.

item 7.

Al initialled twice, but main signature cut out. 4pp., 4to., Norfolk, Dec. 3, 1858. To his brother, Dr. R. P. Ashe

item 8.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. S. Brooklyn, Port au Prince, Feb. 29, 1859. To his wife.

item 9.

ALS, 1 p., 8vo., Mobile Bay, Sept. 5, 1859. To his wife.

item 10.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., New York, April 22, 1861. To Dr R. P. Ashe, his brother.

item 11.

ALS, pencil, 2pp., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Dec. 21, 1861. To his wife

item 12.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Washington, Dec. 23, 1861. To his wife.

item 13.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Jan. 5, 1862. To his wife.

item 14.

AL signature lacking. 2pp., 8vo., Hartford March 15 [1862] Pilot Town on the S. W. Pass of the Mississippi River. The first page of a letter to his wife.

item 15.

Last two pages, 4to., of an ALS [1862] to his wife.

item 16.

ALS, 2pp., 4to., New Orleans, Flagship Hartford, Apr. 25, 1862. To his wife and son.

item 17.

ALS 1 p., 4to., Flagship Hartford, New Orleans, April 29, 1862 To his wife.

item 18.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Below Vicksburg, July 22, 1862. To his wife and son.

item 19.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Pensacola Navy Yard, Sept. 9, 1862. To his wife and son.

item 20.

ALS, 8pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Pensacola, Oct. 10, 1862. To his wife.

item 21.

AL, 2pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, New Orleans. Jan. 18, 1862. First two pages of a letter to his wife, completed by his son, Loyall Farragut, who mentions that his father's eyes have given out.

item 22.

ALS 4pp., 8v.,, Flagship Hartford, New Orleans, January 26 [1863] To his wife.

item 23.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flal ship Hartford, New Orleans, Feb. 1, 1863. To his wife.

item 24.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, March 19, 1863. To his wife.

item 25.

ALS 2pp., 4to., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Below Vicksburg, March 27, 1863. To his son.

item 26.

ALS 2pp., 4to., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Above Port Hudson on Mississippi, April 25, 1863. To his wife.

item 27.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Mouth of Red River, April 17, 1863. To his wife.

item 28.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Red River, April 30, 1863. To his wife.

item 29.

ALS 4pp., 4to., U. S. Flagship, New Orleans, May 20, 1863. To his wife.

item 30.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship M. below Port Hudson, June 13, 1863. To his wife.

item 31.

ALS 4 pp., 8vo., Astor House, Jan. 4, 1864. To his son.

item 32.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Western Gunf Blockading Squadron. Off New Orleans, Jan. 30, 1864. To his son, Loyall Farragut.

item 33.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off New Orleans, Feb. 1, 1864. To his wife.

item 34.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, New Orleans, Feb. 4, 1864. To his wife.

item 35.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Ship Island, Feb. 19, 1864. To his son.

item 36.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Ship Island, Feb. 21, 1864. To his son.

item 37.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Pensacola, March 30, 1864. To his son.

item 38.

ALS 2pp., 4to., Flagship Tennessee, New Orleans, April 9, 1864. To his wife.

item 39.

ALS 2pp., 8vo., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Pensacola, May 7, 1864. To his wife.

item 40.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Mobile, May 30, 1864. To his wife.

item 41.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Mobile, June 3, 1864. To his wife.

item 42.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Off Mobile, July 6, 1864. To his wife.

item 43.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., U. S. Flagship Tennessee, Off Mobile, July 12, 1864 To his wife.

item 44.

ALS 2pp., 8vo., Flagship Hartford, Off Mobile, Aug. 4, 1864. To his wife.

item 45.

ALS 2pp., 8vo., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Nov. 10, 1864. To his son.

item 46.

Four pages of a long letter in Farragut's hand, probably to his father in-law. 4to., (pages 5[8)

item 47.

ALS, pencil, 2pp., 8vo., Washington 1865 [April 19] To his wife.

item 48.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., New York, No. 113 E. 36th St., Jan. 12, 1869. To his son.

 

Letters to individuals other than his family.

item 49.

ALS 4pp., 4to., Miss. above Port Hudson, April 22, 1863. To Admiral Theodorus Bailey.

item 50.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Washington, Dec. 21, 1861. To Adm. H. H. Bell

item 51.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Washington, Dec. 22, 1861. To H. H. Bell.

item 52.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Washington, D. C., Dec. 30 [1861] To H. H. Bell.

item 53.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Willards Hotel, Washington, Jan. 3, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 54.

ALS 2 pp., 4to., U. S. Flagship Hartford, Off New Orleans, March 5, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 55.

LS 2pp., 8vo., Hastings on the Hudson, Jan. 8, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 56.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Abofe Vicksburg, July 1, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 57.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Above Vicksburg, July 2, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 58.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Above Vicksburg, July 10, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 59.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, Above Vicksburg, July 10, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 60.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Off New Orleans, Aug. 5, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 61.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Aug. 11, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 62.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Oct. 5, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 63.

LS 1 p., 8vo., Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Oct. 17, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 64.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Oct. 17, 1862. To H. H. Bell. With two news clips of Sept. 17 and 28, 1862

item 65.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Oct. 22, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 66.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Oct. 23, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 67.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Hartford, Oct. 24, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 68.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Nov. 3, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 69.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Hartford, Pensacola Bay, Nov. 4 [1862] To H. H. Bell.

item 70.

LS 3 pp., 4to., Hartford, Off New Orleans, Nov. 13, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 71.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, New Orleans, Nov. 21, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 72.

LS 2 pp., folio, Hartford, New Orleans, Dec. 16, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 73.

LS 2pp., folio, Hartford, Off New Orleans, Dec. 16, 1862. To H. H. Bell.

item 74.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, New Orleans, New Orleans, Dec. 16, 1862. With ANS of H. H. Bell, to whom Farragut is writing, on same page.

item 75.

LS 1 p., folio, Flagship Hartford, Off New Orleans, Jan. 3, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 76.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, off New Orleans, Jan. 3, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 77.

LS 2pp., folio, Hartford, Off New Orleans, Jan. 6, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 78.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Off New Orleans, Jan. 7, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 79.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Flagship Hartford, Off New Orleans, Jan. 12, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 80.

LS 3 pp., folio, Hartford, Off New Orleans, Jan. 17, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 81.

LS 2 pp., folio, Hartford, New Orleans, jan. 20, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 82.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Hartford, Pilot Town, Feb. 7, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 83.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, Off New Orleans, Feb. 17, 1863. To H. H. Bell.

item 84.

LS 1 p., folio, Hartford, New Orleans, Feb. 16, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 85.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Off New Orleans, March 5, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 86.

LS 3 pp., 4to., Flag Steamer Tennessee, New Orleans, July 13, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 87.

LS 1 p., 4to., Flag Steamer Tennessee, Ship Island, July 27, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 88.

LS 4pp., 4to., Flagship Tennesseee, New Orleans, July 29, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 89.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, New Orleans, Aug. 1, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 90.

LS 4 pp., 4to., Hartford, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1863. To H. H. Bell

item 91.

LS 2 pp., 4to., Hartford, Off Mobile Bay, June 18, 1864. To Gen. James Brown.

item 92.

ALS 1 p., 4to., Dec. 25, 1864. Signed with initials. To Admiral Franklin Buchanan. With the following:

 

92a. Admiral Franklin Buchanan, ALS 1 p., folio. Fort Lafayette, New York, Dec. 25, 1864. To Farragut.

item 93.

ALS 2pp., 4to. [august, 1864] Signed with initials. To Gen. Benjamin F. Butler.

item 94.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford. Below Vicksburg, March 26, 1863. To his son, Loyall Farragut (official paper)

item 95.

LS 3pp., folio, New York, April 30, 1866. Copy of an original To James W. Grimes.

item 96.

LS 3 pp., 4to., Flagship Tennessee, New Orleans, July 22, 1863. To Commodore Henry W. Morris.

item 97.

LS 3 pp., 4to., Flagship Tennessee, New Orleans, July 22, 1863. To Commodore Henry W. Morris (copy of no. 96)

item 98.

ALS 1 p., folio [1863] Draft of an original letter. Signed with initials. To Admiral David D. Porter.

item 99.

LS 1 p., 4to., Hartford, Above Vicksburg, July 8, 1862. To Commodore D. D. Porter.

item 100.

LS 4pp., folio, New York, Feb. 20, 1848. Signed with initials. To John Y. Mason, Sec. of Navy

item 101.

LS 4pp., folio, Hartford, Off New Orleans. Dec. 30, 1863. To Commander W. B. Renshaw.

item 102.

ALS 3pp., 8vo. June 5 [1862] Signed with initials. To General Stone

item 103.

Two incomplete drafts, each four folio pages, of Farragut's report to the Secretary of the Navy on the Battle of New Orleans. The entire first page of the first draft is in the hand of Farragut.

item 104.

Rough draft, 4pp., 4to., of Farragut's letter to the Secretary of the Navy about duty at Mobile. With corrections in Farragut's hand. Not signed by him.

item 105.

DS 2pp., folio, Flagship Hartford, Below Vicksburg, June 25, 1862. General order. Signed twice by Farragut.

item 106.

DS 1p., 4to., Flagship Hartford, Above Vicksburg, Miss., July 3, 1862. General Orders.

 

Letters to Admiral Farragut:

item 107.

BANKS, GEN. N. P., ALS 2pp., 8vo., New Orleans, Fe;ruary 23, 1863.

item 108.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Steamer Sykes, April 30, 1863

item 109.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Alexandria, May 8, 8 a. m., 1863

item 110.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Alexandria, May 11, 1863

item 111.

ALS 1 p., 8vo., Before Port Hudson, 6 a.m., July 8, [UNK]

item 112.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Before Port Hudson, July 8, 1863

item 113.

BORIE, A. E., LS, 3pp., folio, Navy Department, Washington, April 29, 1869.

item 114.

BROOKS, SIDNEY. ALS 4pp., 8vo., Newport, Nov. 20, 1868.

item 115.

BUTLER, GEN. BENJAMIN F., DS 2pp., 8vo., New Orleans, Dec. 8, 1862

item 116.

CHOATE, JOSEPH H. ALS 2 pp., 8vo., New York, Dec. 20, 1864

item 117.

DIX, GEN. JOHN A. ALS 3pp., 8vo., Paris, Jan. 6, 1868. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 118.

DOBBIN, F. C. LS 1p., 4to., N; vy Department, June 21, 1864. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 119.

DRAPER, HENRY. ALS 3pp., 8vo., Hastings, N. Y., Aug. 31, 1864

item 120.

DRAPER, HENRY. ALS 7pp., 8vo., Hastings, N. Y., Aug. 29, 1864

item 121.

DUPOINT, ADMIRAL S. F. ALS 4pp., 4to., Near Wilmington, April 3, 1850.

item 122.

FOX, GUSTAVUS V., LS 1p., 4to., Navy Dept. May 16, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 123.

LS 4pp., folio, Navy Dept., May 17, 1862 Endorsed by Farragut.

item 124.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Washington, D. C., Oct. 20, 1863

item 125.

LS 2pp., 4to., Navy Dept., Dec. 30, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 126.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Portsmouth, N. H., Aug. 18, 1864 Endorsed by Farragut.

item 127.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Washington, Dec. 15, 1864

item 128.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., Washington, Dec. 20, 1864

item 129.

HOLMES, OLIVER W. ALS 2pp., 8vo., Boston, Jan. 13, 1865

item 130.

JAY, JOHN. ALS 3pp., 8vo., New York, Dec. 3, 1868.

item 131.

LEE, GEN. FITZ HUGH. ALS 4pp., 8vo., Richland Mill P. Office, Stafford Co., Va., July 31, 1869.

item 132.

JOHNSON, PRESIDENT ANDREW. LS 1 p., 4to., Executive Mansion Feb. 17, 1866.

item 133.

MORGAN, GOVERNOR E. D. ALS 1p., 8vo., U. S. Senate Chamber, Washington, D. C., Dec. 20, 1864

item 134.

MORRIS, COMMODORE CH. ALS 2pp., 4to., U. S. S. Delaware Mahon, Nov. 3, 1843.

item 135.

PEABODY, GEORGE. ALS 2pp., 8vo., Oct. 10, 1867.

item 136.

PORTER, COM. DAVID D. ALS 2pp., 4to, Key West, Mar. 3, 1862.

item 137.

ALS 3pp., 4to, Apr. 25, 1862.

item 138.

ALS 2pp., folio, Octorara, June 28, 1862[?]

item 139.

PORTER, MRS. EVE. ALS 3pp., 4to, Chester, Dec. 30, 1826.

item 140.

SHERMAN, GEN. WILLIAM T. ALS 2pp., 8vo, St. Louis, Dec. 2, 1868.

item 141.

ALS 3pp., 8vo, St. Louis, Dec. 23, 1868.

item 142.

TERRY, D.L. ALS 2pp., 8vo, Sacramento, Aug. 11, 1856.

item 143.

WEED, THURLOW. ALS 4pp., 8vo, N.Y., Nov. 2, 1864.

item 144.

ALS, 8vo, New York, Sept. 30.

item 145.

WELLES, GIDEON. ALS 2pp., 8vo, Washington, July 30, 1862.

item 146.

ALS 6pp., 8vo, Navy Dept., Washington, Oct. 5, 1863

item 147.

ALS 2pp., 8vo, Washington, Aug. 22, 1866.

item 148.

ALS 3pp., 8vo, Washington, Oct. 2, 1866.

item 149.

ALS 4pp., 8vo, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1868.

item 150.

LS 2pp., folio, Navy Dept., Feb. 10, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 151.

LS 2pp., folio, Navy Dept., Feb. 25, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 152.

LS 2pp., 4to, Navy Dept., May 19, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 153.

LS 2pp., 4to, Navy Dept., May 19, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 154.

LS 3pp., folio, Navy Dept., Aug. 19, 1862. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 155.

LS 2pp., 4to, Navy Dept., Feb. 16, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 156.

WELLES, GIDEON. LS 1p., 4to, Navy Dept., June 2, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 157.

LS 2pp., folio, Navy Dept., June 15, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 158.

LS 3pp., folio, Navy Dept., June 15, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 159.

LS 1p., 4to, Navy Dept., Washington, Oct. 7, 1863. Endorsed by Farragut.

item 160.

LS 1p., 4to, Navy Dept., Apr. 26, 1864.

item 161.

LS 4pp., folio, Navy Dept., Washington, Sept. 5, 1864. Marked Confidential.

item 162.

LS 2pp., folio, Navy Dept., Sept. 6, 1864.

item 163.

LS 3pp., folio, Navy Dept., Sept. 5, 1864.

item 164.

LS 2pp., folio, Navy Dept., Washington, June 6, 1867.

item 165.

WINTHROP, ROBERT C. ALS 3pp., 8vo, Brookline, Mass., Jan. 3, 1870.

 

Letters to Mrs. Farragut

item 166.

CISCO, JOHN J. ALS 1p., 8vo, N.Y., Mar. 7, 1868.

item 167.

DALY, CHARLES P. ALS 4pp., 8vo, New York, Sept. 22, 1870.

item 168.

DRAYTON, CAPTAIN PERCIVAL. ALS 4pp., 4to, Flagship Hartford, Off Mobile Bay, Oct. 20, 1864.

item 169.

FOX, GUSTAVUS V. ALS 1p. 8vo, Washington D.C. Nov. 7, 1864.

item 170.

HENRY, JOSEPH. ALS, [UNK] p., 8vo., Smithsonian Institution, May 6, 1863.

item 171.

SHERMAN, GEN. WILLIAM T. ALS 3pp., 8vo., Headquarters Army of the United States, Washington, D. C., August 4, 1874.

 

Letters to Loyal Farragut, the Admiral's son.

item 172.

DEWEY, ADMIRAL GEORGE. ALS 3pp., 8vo., Washington, Feb. 12, 1900

item 173.

ALS 4pp., 8vo., Washington, Oct. 6, 1908

item 174.

HIGGINSON, FRANCIS J. ALS 2pp., 8vo., New York, Dec. 12, 1909

item 175.

PALMER, JAMES C. ALS 6pp., 8vo., Washington, D. C., May 2, 1879.

item 176.

UPSHURE, JOHN H. ALS 2pp., 8vo., Washington, Dec. 8, 1893.

 

Miscellaneous items of Farragut interest

item 177.

Printed register of the Vessels and Officers of the Western Gulf Blockading Squadron. 4to., wrappers. Dated off Mobile, June 15, 1864, and signed by Admiral Farragut three times. His personal copy.

item 178.

ADS 3pp., 4to., of Henry Howard Brownell. About the fight off Mobile Bay.

item 179.

ALS 3pp., 8vo., New York, Nov. 20, 1874, of J. A. A. Ward. To Secretary of the Navy George M. Robeson

item 180.

Typewritten manuscript, author unknown, 104 pp., 4to.

item 181.

Copy of a letter sent by Farragut to Charles T. Chase, July 13, 1863

item 182.

Copy of a letter of John T. Monroe, Mayor of New Orleans, to the Common Council of the City of New Orleans, April 28, 1862.