Joseph Follet Papers,1874-1916

Collection Number: 3882

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Joseph Follet papers, 1874-1916.
Collection Number:
3882
Creator:
Joseph Follet, d. 1879.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Letters.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection includes letters, certificates of discharge, and memorial cards. Letters from Follett, who was lost at sea in 1879, are to Annie Fearn, whom he married in 1878, concerning his health, the weather, and a little information about ports and cargoes; mass cards are those of Joseph and Harry Follett, who died in 1881; certificate of marriage of Fearn and Follett; petition for Exempt Certificate (1916) for Joe Follett; also, letters concerning the wages and effects of Follett due Annie, and an unsigned letter.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

British ship steward and cook.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection includes letters, certificates of discharge, and memorial cards. Letters from Follett, who was lost at sea in 1879, are to Annie Fearn, whom he married in 1878, concerning his health, the weather, and a little information about ports and cargoes; mass cards are those of Joseph and Harry Follett, who died in 1881; certificate of marriage of Fearn and Follett; petition for Exempt Certificate (1916) for Joe Follett; also, letters concerning the wages and effects of Follett due Annie, and an unsigned letter.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Follet, Joseph, d. 1879.
Fearn, Annie.
Follett, Harry.
Follett, Joe.

Subjects:
Seafaring life.
Sailors.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Joseph Follet papers, #3882. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Photocopies
Box 1 Folder 1
1874
Box 1 Folder 2
1875
Box 1 Folder 3
1876
Box 1 Folder 4
1877
Box 1 Folder 5
1878
Box 1 Folder 6
1879, 1881, 1886, 1916
Originals
Box 1 Folder 7
1874
Box 1 Folder 8
1875
Box 1 Folder 9
1876
Box 1 Folder 10
1877-1879, undated