Imprisoned American Seamen and the USS Preble Detailed account of the situation
[Japan] 31st Congress, 1st Session. House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 84. Imprisoned American Seamen. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting Correspondence relative to the visit of the "Preble" to the port of Nangasacki [Nagasaki], for the purpose of demanding imprisoned American seamen. August 28, 1850. Interesting correspondence regarding the 15 surviving crew members of the American whaler, 'Lagoda', who were detained after she was shipwrecked off Hokkaido in August 1848 and then sent to Nagasaki. Commander James Glynn in the 'Preble' was sent to Nagasaki to try to get the crew out of their predicament, which he succeeded in doing.
44pp (extracted documents). 22.2 x 14.3cm.
In good to very good condition. Final group of pages separating but the whole could easily be bound together in new boards. nb33120024