Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Moody was probably attached to Colonel A. B. Steinberger, who was sent as special commissioner on behalf of the U S State Department to appraise the political situation in Samoa for President Grant, 1873.
NAA MS 130,592
watercolor drawings mounted on cardboard mounts
Manuscript 130,592, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Colonel A. B. Steinberger, President Grant's Commissioner To Samoa, Interviewing Mauga, Headman, Holding Telescope; Both Sitting Inside Woven Mat, Pole, and Thatch House; Two Men, Woman and Infant Sitting on Woven Mats Nearby Drawing