Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Henry Sewall of Augusta wrote to his son, William, about the Alonzo shipwreck. William was on the ship and his father describes the experience as William's "great deliverance." He also reports on family news.
About This Item
- Title: Letter about Alonzo shipwreck, 1820
- Creator: Sewall, Henry
- Creation Date: 1820-02-08
- Subject Date: 1820
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 2142, Box 1/3
- Collection: Sewall family letters
- Object Type: Text
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