The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1865-1981
Inclusive dates
1865-1981
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1865-1981, of Vernon Guyon Locke (1827-ca. 1892) consisting of a notebook, 1865, containing navigational terms and defininitions, a list of navigational lights and their descriptions, and personal entries; pages copied from A HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF CAPTAIN JOHN LOCKE (1916) containing information relating to Vernon Locke; an article from DALHOUSIE REVIEW (Winter 1974-1975) concerning the capture of the U.S.S. Chesapeake by Confederate privateers and its recapture by the United States Navy just outside Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the Civil War; and correspondence, 1975-1981, of Bruce W. Locke of Williamsburg, Virginia, regarding Vernon Locke's life and service as a privateer and blockade runner for the Confederacy during the Civil War and the mystery surrounding his probable death at sea
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Biographical or historical data
Vernon Guyon Locke was born in 1827 in near Lockeport, Nova Scotia. He became a mariner and lived in Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, and South Carolina before the Civil War. During the Civil War, he was a privateer for the Confederacy. When the war ended, he returned to Massachusetts and continued his career as a mariner. He disappeared at sea sometime around 1892. He and his first wife, Susan Cole Locke (b. 1828) had no children; he and his second wife Eglantine Louisa Locke had two children; and he and his third wife Louisa Maria Allison (1856-1926) had seven children.
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Vi
Form designation
Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
48
Immediate source of acquisition
Locke, William G.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001532690
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

Library Locations

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