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Call No.: MS Am 1815.1.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858.
Title: Matthew Calbraith Perry speech and family papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Draft of a speech written by American naval officer Matthew Calbraith Perry on American expansion in the Far East as well as letters by Perry family members.
Perry was an American naval officer, best known for negotiating the treaty that opened Japan to trade with the West.
Includes the draft of an speech, ca.1857, by Perry on American expansion in the Far East, two letters from Oliver Hazard Perry to Caroline (Perry) Belmont, and a letter from Christopher (Perry) Rogers to August Belmont.