H.G.A. Timmis Papers
H.G.A. Timmis, a British citizen, captained ships for the New York and Pacific Steamship Company and R. Chapman and Sons of Newcastle-on-Tyne. While he was at sea, Timmis carried on correspondence with A.F. deForest Allgood of New York City and an unnamed senator. Discussed in the letters are personal events, the effect of WW I on shipping patterns, and Timmis’ problems with his crew.