Horatio Beauman Young entered the British Navy in 1819 and was appointed commander of the HMS Hydra in 1843. This collection, dating from 1834-1850, documents ongoing British efforts to suppress the slave trade in that area.
A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."
Collection consists of a medieval manuscript granting half a farm, originating from France, dated July 22, 1359. The property is granted by Steue Decalmelas, inhabitant of the castle of Caylus.