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Collection Reference Number GLC00722.49
From Archive Folder William McBlair collection 
Title Charles H. Hasker to William McBlair reporting against Clement Brooke for drunken behaviour
Date 15 March 1859
Author Hasker, Charles H. (fl. 1824-1864)  
Recipient McBlair, William  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Report against Clement Brooke for drunken behavior. Written on board the U.S.S. "Dale" off Goree Island, Senegal.
Subjects Alcohol  Military History  Military Law  Navy  Maritime  Africa  African American History  African Squadron  
People McBlair, William (d. 1863)  Hasker, Charles Hazelwood (fl. 1824-1864)  
Theme Naval & Maritime; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Charles H. Hasker was a boatswain on the U.S.S. "Dale," later served as a Lieutenant in the Confederate Navy. William McBlair was a United States naval officer in command of the ship "Dale," responsible for catching illegal slave trading ships off the coast of Africa. Later served in the Confederate Navy.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859