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Catalog Number 1996.149.1
Scope & Content drawing

CREATOR:J.A. Tilley

REMARKS:Scale: 4.8cm = 20 ft [6.1+ m]; Pen-and-ink drawing of the U.S. Revenue Cutter JOSEPH LANE, which was in service from 1849 to 1869.; Revenue cutters were fast sailing vessels designed to intercept merchant ships [especially smugglers] so that their cargo could be inspected to see that all import taxes [government revenue] had been paid.
Creator Tilley, J. A.
Title U.S. Revenue Cutter JOSEPH LANE
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Accession number 1996.149