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A Contemporary Copy Of A Lease Document Related To Star Of The West, The Ship Fired Upon When It Tried To Resupply Fort Sumter
(STAR OF THE WEST). Star of the West was a steamship built in 1862 by Jeremiah Simonson for Cornelius Vanderbilt, and it frequently traveled to Nicaragua. In 1861, the Federal government hired her to ship supplies to Fort Sumter, but it was fired on by cadets from The Citadel.D. 2pg. 8” x 12”. June 16, 1855. Punta Arenas Nicaragua. A contemporary copy of a financial agreement for the steamer Star Of The West. The document states in part â€
      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. ]
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