|Posted By:||Carol Powell|
|Subject:||Re: Lt. William Seeger, Republic of Texas Navy and Augustus Seeger resident of Repub|
|Post Date:||January 09, 2013 at 06:59:06|
|Forum:||Texas Genealogy Forum|
Lt. William Seeger took command June 1841
the ship was returned to Lieutenant William. Seeger.
The crew of the San Antonio mutinied and the Lieutenant was killed. MutinyOn 11 February 1842, with the principal officers of the schooner on shore, a number of seamen demanded to be allowed to go ashore. The Officer of the Watch, Lieutenant Charles Fuller ordered the marine guard to protect the ship against a violent outbreak, only to have the sergeant of marines, Seymour Oswald, turn on him with a tomahawk.
After San Jacinto: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1836-1841 - Page 404 google books
Augustus Seeger, Chief Clerk of the Naval Bureau, to B. T. Archer, Secretary of War and Navy, Naval Bureau, Austin, Oct. 1, 1841,
University of Texas at Austin Genealogy Resources
The draft is payable as salary to Augustus Seeger, chief clerk of the Naval Bureau. It is signed on the recto by Charles Mason, Auditor, and James B. Shaw