Scholar in Residence at U Penn. Special Collections and Interim Director Penn DHF. Historian. British India, Rare books, Manuscripts, Digital Humanities, etc.
717 days ago
June 23, 1865 (p.84): Log entry for the whaling ship Milo recording its capture by the CSS Shenandoah: "This day wind NE at 2 PM the steamer Shanandore [sic] spoke and parold us put four Ships Crews on board of us concequently [sic] We have to make a port. Men employed at Ships Duty  ends this day" http://archive.org/stream/logbookofmiloship00milo#page/83/mode/1up