Peabody Essex Museum
Account book of an unknown individual. Includes statement of general average and partial loss, with extracts from the surveyor's report of the Carioca from Philadelphia to Rio de Janeiro
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
This album contains well-composed and preserved platinum prints. The first photo is a montage of individual portraits of Brazilian President Nilo Pecanha and his cabinet members. This is followed by a series of photographs of governmental and public buildings, city views, parks, gardens, and lastly the surrounding forest park of Tijuca. Photographs are captioned in French and Portuguese. A stamp with the photographer's address is mounted on the first page. The album is a luxurious presentation of the city of Rio de Janeiro, emphasizing its political and civic monuments. The last two images recall the natural beauties of the area: a waterlilly-covered pond with flamingos and tropical vegetation in the Jardim Botanico and the waterfall in the Floresta da Tijuca
Cornell University Libraries
Five letters from John Stacy to his wife Dorothy in Port Gibson, N.Y. (1849-1850) discussing his trip to California during the Gold Rush and also Rio de Janeiro and four letters from Nancy Stacy, John's mother, to John and Dorothy from Nevada City, California
New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Kendall Institute
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and on the line -- Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken with coordinates, ships spoken to, accidents and death at sea, and punishment on ship; and whale stamps. Other places represented include Faial, Brava, Paita, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Malden Island, Gilbert and Island, Ocean Island (Banaba), Guam, Rota Island, Raoul Island (Sunday Island), and Rio de Janeiro
New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Kendall Institute
Logbook, kept by Bates, relating to a trading voyage to Brazil -- Includes descriptions of accidents and death at sea, collision at sea occuring in port at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, indigenous people, punishment on ship, shipboard medicine, shipwreck, Captain Bates's religious nature and his earlier imprisonment in Dartmoor, England, ship boarded by Argentine privateers and captain and crew temporarily taken prisoner while ship was searched and plundered. Other places represented include Paraíba, Salvador (Bahia, Brazil), Santa Catarina, Rio Grande, and New York
New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Kendall Institute
Log, keeper unknown, relating to shipping voyages -- Includes description of collision at sea; and ports of call at Portland and Bath, Me., Havana, Matanzas, Boston, London, Kronshtadt, Helsingør (Elsinor), New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro, and Stockholm
New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Kendall Institute
Logbook, kept by Ebenezer Chase, relating to whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian oceans -- Includes descriptions of whales and elephant seals seen or taken, accidents at sea, mutiny, punishment on ship, and natives at Sumbawa, Indonesia, not allowing crew to disembark; and whale stamps, anchor drawings, and profile portraits. Other places represented include Kerguelen (Desolation) Islands, Java, Dunedin, and Rio de Janeiro
Minnesota Historical Society
Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of this Civil War general, United States minister to Norway and Sweden (1869-1877), consul general to Brazil (1882-1885), chief fire warden of Minnesota (1895-1905), state forestry commissioner (1905-1911), and member of the state forestry board (1905-1922)
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Credit and debit accounts for personal and business expenses; sold tools and hardware, and made and repaired furniture
University of Michigan - William L. Clements Library
This volume contains ships' logs pertaining to George M. Ransom's service on the United States Navy ships Erie (January 1843-September 1844), Kineo (February 1862-February 1863), Mercedita (April 1863-August 1863), Grand Gulf (September 1863-November 1864), and Muscoota (January 1865-May 1865). Ransom served on the Erie during its voyage from the East Coast to the South Pacific and commanded the remaining vessels in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and Caribbean Sea. The logs recount naval battles and the capture of several blockade runners during the Civil War


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