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James DeWolf papers

Scope & content

The majority of the collection relates to the Brig Yankee and its privateering activities during the War of 1812. Other vessels mentioned include: Schooner Alder, Andalusia, Brig Blockade, Carolina, Eliza, Francis, Sloop George, Brig Harriet, Juno, Brig Katie, Brig MacDonough, Man-of-war MacDonough, Brig Maria, Brig Matilda, Schooner Nelly, Rebecca, Shannon, Brig St. Jean Baptiste, Sloop Swallow, Brig Thomas, Brig Tiger, and Brig William. This collection is comprised of letters, checks, receipts, bills, officer and crew lists, sailing orders, legal documents, commissions, indentures, clearance certificates.