The "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan: performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States" is a printed history, in 3 volumes, of the Perry Expedition, written by Francis L. Hawks, under the supervision of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, and using the written materials compiled by Perry & his colleagues on the expedition. The series was first presented as a report to the United States Senate, then published commercially, in 1856.
References & External Links
- Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Performed in the Years 1852, 1853 and 1854 under the Command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. at Google Books
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