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Joseph C. Strong Journals, 1800-1801, 1816

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: The first of the journals in this collection recounts Joseph C. Strong's service in the U. S. Navy aboard the warship Trumbull as it escorted other ships from London to the Caribbean in 1800 and 1801. It tells of capturing ships, taking prisoners, and relieving them of their money. It also mentions eating a tasty fruit called Mamgeneele that turned out to be poisonous. Strong's tour was cut short because Thomas Jefferson was elected president and a Treaty of Peace was signed between the U.S....
Dates: 1800-1801, 1816