JAMES D. BULLOCH’S BOOK
Cover
Fly leaf and Inscriptions
Title page
Profile drawing of a vessel



    This book by James Peake, The Rudiments of Naval Architecture, was originally published in London in 1849. The 1859 edition was used by Captain James D. Bulloch while he was in Great Britain securing vessels for the navy of the Confederate States of America.
     Bullock signed the flyleaf as follows: “Bulloch/ Jul 1862.” and “Presented to / Arthur French/ by his friend  / James D. Bulloch / Liverpool / 17th Dec 1866.”
     Arthur French added the following notation, “This is the Book used / by Com[mande]r J. D. Bulloch while / superintending th[e] / building of the ‘290’ ship / [the] ‘Alabama’ & other cruisers / Arthur L. Frenc[h]  / Nov[embe]r 1869”

     The original volume is in the Rosanna
         Blake Library, Marshall University.
 
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Created and maintained by Lisle Brown, Curator Special Collections
2007, Special Collections, Marshall University
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