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TORPEDO COLLECTION
MS 92-8

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Size: 0.25 linear feet

Literary rights:
Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions: None

Content note:
This collection contains six communiques to Vice Admiral Whitehall from British naval officers. The correspondence relates to the surveillance of the Lay torpedo and its usage by the United States Navy. References to a torpedo station and the Brooklyn Naval Yard are also found in the documents which date between 1872 and 1873.

Acquisition: Acquired from Sotheby's

Processed by: KJC, 10-30-1991; JEF, 4-20-1998

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