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Re: Lt. William Seeger, Republic of Texas Navy and Augustus Seeger resident of Repub
Posted by: Carol Powell (ID *****9811) Date: January 09, 2013 at 06:59:06
In Reply to: Lt. William Seeger, Republic of Texas Navy and Augustus Seeger resident of Repub by Lawrence Seeger of 65481

Lt. William Seeger took command June 1841
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qts01
the ship was returned to Lieutenant William. Seeger.
http://www.texasnavy.com/History/General/Timeline_History_of_the_Texas_Navy.pdf
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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texan_schooner_San_Antonio
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
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/refsites/genealogy.html
https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/
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
http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/tbn/id/1032/rec/5


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