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very closely resembles a navy cutlass, and I suspect that it was
captured on the Lane.
There is a report that the ship's bell is in Sam Houston Park
in Houston, but I have been unable to verify this. And in one of
the cases under the care of the Daughters of the Confederacy there
is a copy of one of the novels of Sir Walter Scott, a prize from the
cabin of the old ship; perhaps it was Commander Wainwright's.
The memory of the vessel is still green with the Revenue Cutter
Service, now the Coast Guard. A new Harriet Lane now sails the
seas, propelled by modern Diesel engines, and stationed at a post of
honor and responsibility, at Provincetown, Massachusetts, jutting
out into the Atlantic. I think this is the only ship in the service
of the United States to bear the name of a real woman of modern
times. Certainly the first ship of that name had a useful, dramatic
and notable life.
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(Attending the meeting were two ladies, one of whom told me
that her mother had a fine mirror, a relic from the Lane. The
other told that her mother had worn for special occasions a
pair of white shoes, brought from Havana as a result of the
WILLIAM J. ABBOT: Naval History of the United States. Vol. II. New
York.  (?). P. F. Collier.
LETTER OF PHYLLIS C. BLOOD, Librarian, Webb Institute. New York.
MOLLIE MOORE DAVIS: Under Six Flags. Boston. 1898. Ginn & Co.
COLONEL B. X. DEBRAY, C. S. S.: History of His Regiment. Austin. Von
Boeckmann Ptg. Co. Copy in archive room, Texas Capitol.
Harper's Weekly, March 13, 1858. (Print of ship.)
MAJOR ALBERT LEA, C. S. A.: Emlract. In archive room, University of
F. R. LUBiocK: Six Decades in Texas. Ed. by C. W. Raines. Austin,
Texas. 1900. B. C. Jones Co.
REAR ADMIRAL D. D. PORTER, U. S. N.: Naval History of the Civil War.
N. Y. 1886. Sherman Pub. Co.
CAPTAIN OF ENGINEERS F. H. PULSIFER, U. S. COAST GUARD, Ret.: The
Harriet Lane. Pp. 26-34, in Journal of the U. S. Coast Guard
Association. March. 1917.
VIRGINIA TATNALL PEACOCK: Famous American Belles of the Nineteenth
Century. N. Y. Lippincott. 1901.
"Tide Rips, 1938," the Annual of the U. S. Coast Guard Academy. New
London, Conn. (Wilson's drawing of the ship.)
Many other references accompanied the paper of H. A. Trexler, in the
October, 1931, issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and the
paper of P. C. Tucker, 3rd, in the April, 1918, issue of the same quarterly.
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