Abbot, Joel, 1793-1855
- Existence: 17930118-18551214
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
File — Box: 21, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 379
Scope and Contents Book entitled, The Trial of Lieutenant Joel Abbot by the General Naval Court Martial by Captain David Porter, Boston, 1822. In 1822, Abbot, was on duty at the Charleston Navy Yard, where he uncovered a case of fraud and accused Captain Isaac Hull. The charges were unsubstantiated and Abbot was court martialed for two years. The book is inscribed to Charles Henry Davis.