Reynolds Cmd US Naval Depot. Dated April 29, 1864 and signed Geo. After serving in the Mexican American War, he joined Matthew Perry's expedition to Japan. In 1862 he was given command of screw-sloop Pawnee at Philadelphia.
And coordinated the towing of ironclad Patapsco south to Port Royal, South Carolina. The USS Pawnee operated with the South Atlantic Squadron in coastal reconnaissance. The verso of the blank contains a sketch of a screw-type apparatus with protruding propeller, undated and in an unknown hand. Fine, Rare, & Unusual Books and Manuscripts.With a special emphasis on the Americas. We are located on Parker Mountain, in the small town of East Jewett, set in the High Peaks region of the Northern Catskill Mountains, not far from the tallest waterfall in New York State, after which we are named.
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