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Contains 39 Results:

Book: George Gibbs, A Dictionary of Chinook Jargon, or Trade Language of Oregon, 1863 March

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-1
Scope and Contents Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. With Foote's name handwritten on front cover in ink.
Dates: 1863 March

Morris C. Foote: Commission as Captain by Brevet, U.S. Volunteers, 1866 June 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-2
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General John C. Kelton. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1866 June 8

Morris C. Foote: Commission as Second Lieutenant, 9th U.S. Infantry, 1866 June 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-3
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General John C. Kelton. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1866 June 20

Morris C. Foote: Special Order No. 242, 1866 November 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-4
Scope and Contents Attached to Co. D Assignable Recruits under Bvt Maj R.L. Burnett. Signed endorsement illegible. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1866 November 20

Morris C. Foote: Special Order No. 318, 1866 December 19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-5
Scope and Contents Order to travel from Fort Columbus, New York to California aboard the Steamer San Francisco. Signed endorsement illegible. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1866 December 19

Morris C. Foote Diary, 1866 December 20–1867 November 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-6
Scope and Contents Short entries made at irregular intervals during Foote's voyage from New York to California via Nicaragua aboard the Steamer San Francisco. Foote records locations reached, weather, financial transactions, daily pastimes, and significant events in his detachment such as deaths and desertions. Includes two small hand-drawn maps of routes in Nevada, along with Foote's accounts of a cholera outbreak in Nicaragua that claimed the lives of several of his fellow soldiers (2-5 January 1867), a robbery...
Dates: 1866 December 20–1867 November 3

Letter. Morris C. Foote to Mary Morris Cooper, 1866 December 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-7
Scope and Contents Writing to his mother as he approaches Nicaragua, Foote describes the course his detachment will take from Grey Town to San Juan del Sur and explains the delay in his promotion to 1st Lieutenant. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1866 December 29

Morris C. Foote: Death Report, 1867 January 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-8
Scope and Contents For Peter Deitz and John Jordan , who died of cholera at San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua on 5 January 1867. Includes information about Deitz and Jordan, their death, and their possessions. With signed endorsement of Morris C. Foote.
Dates: 1867 January 20

Report of Steamship San Francisco voyage from New York to California, 1867 January 26

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-9
Scope and Contents Describes sanitary conditions aboard the Steamships San Francisco and America, the detachment's course through Nicaragua, and an outbreak of cholera among U.S. soldiers in Nicaragua. With signed endorsement of Lieutenant J. Carroll, 14th U.S. Infantry. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 January 26

Orders No. 4, 1867 February 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-10
Scope and Contents Confirming Adjutant and Regimental Quartermaster appointments and assigning Officers to Companies. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 February 7

Memorandum. First Lieutenant Leonard Hay to Morris C. Foote, 1867 May 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-12
Scope and Contents Concerning Army Regulations 1548 and 1549. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 May 8

Orders No. 98, 1867 July 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-13
Scope and Contents Foote to travel from Angel Island, California to Camp Ruby, Nevada with recruits for Ninth Infantry Company I, then return to Angel Island. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 July 8

Special Orders, No. 154, 1867 July 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-14
Scope and Contents Foote assigned to remain on duty at Camp Ruby, attached to Ninth Infantry Company I inter alia. With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General John P. Sherburne.
Dates: 1867 July 12

Receipt, 1867 July 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-15
Scope and Contents Of $2.00 for one barrel of water from M.C. Foote, with signed endorsement of M. Labeau. 2 copies.
Dates: 1867 July 30

Morris C. Foote: Special Report, 1867 August 11

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-16
Scope and Contents To General Devin concerning march from Ft. Churchill to Camp Ruby. With signed endorsement of Morris C. Foote. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 August 11

Morris C. Foote: Special Order No. 7, 1867 September 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-17
Scope and Contents Relinquishment of command to Second Lieutenant J.F. Trout. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 September 1

Receipt, 1867 September 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-18
Scope and Contents Of $76.75, effects of deceased Pvt. Henry Judson, from M.C. Foote. With signed endorsement of Lieutenant J.F. Trout. Two copies. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 September 1

Special Orders No. 209, 1867 September 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-19
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General John P. Sherburne.
Dates: 1867 September 7

Morris C. Foote Diary, 1867 December 1–1872 January 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-20
Scope and Contents Daily entries (with a small number of exceptions) of varying length from Foote's service in Sitka, Alaska and in the Department of the Platte. Foote records his military duties (officer of the day, court martials, mess duty), off-duty activities (social visits, reading, correspondence), financial transactions and health, the weather, and the arrival and departure of ships from Sitka. Includes accounts of a pair of conflicts with local indigenous groups (31 March 1868 and 1-3 January 1869), the...
Dates: 1867 December 1–1872 January 1

Morris C. Foote: Special report concerning a detachment of general service recruits for 9th Infantry, 1867 February 10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-11
Scope and Contents On the execution of Special Order No. 318. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1867 February 10

Morris C. Foote Diary, Transcription, 1867 December 1–1872 January 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-21

Morris C. Foote: Commission as First Lieutenant, 9th U.S. Infantry, 1868 June 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-22
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General John C. Kelton. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1868 June 6

Letter. [Illegible] to Morris C. Foote, 1868 September 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-23
Scope and Contents Includes transcription.
Dates: 1868 September 18

Statement of Appropriations, 1869 May 14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-24
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Second Lieutenant James E. Eastman. Includes transcription.
Dates: 1869 May 14

Receipt, 1869 June 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-25
Scope and Contents With signed endorsement of Bvt. Maj. Charles O. Wood, Capt. 9th Infantry.
Dates: 1869 June 30

Letter. Charles O. Wood to Morris C. Foote, 1869 July 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-26
Scope and Contents Accompanying delivery of receipts.
Dates: 1869 July 18

41st Congress, 2nd Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 112. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, 1870 February 5

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 27
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-27
Scope and Contents Transmitting the report of acting inspector of customs concerning the Youkon River and the Islands of St. Paul and St. George.
Dates: 1870 February 5

41st Congress, 2nd Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 255. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, 1870 May 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 28
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-28
Scope and Contents Transmitting a letter from the Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, asking for an appropriation to survey Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.
Dates: 1870 May 9

Morris C. Foote: Special Orders No. 141, 1870 August 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-29
Scope and Contents Leave of absence approval. With signed endorsement of Assistant Adjutant General George D. Ruggles.
Dates: 1870 August 6

Morris C. Foote: Special Orders No. 214, 1870 August 22

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 30
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512-30
Scope and Contents Leave of absence extension. Signed endorsement illegible.
Dates: 1870 August 22