Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Sea journals, diary, account book, obituaries, and related papers -- Includes journal describing Pacific whale voyages (1855-1862), out of New Bedford, Mass., by ship Alice Mandell and barks Cleone, Martha, and Salamandre; diary detailing voyage of the Cleone, chiefly an indictment against the master and first mate; and ships accounts (1868-1871) of the brig Camille, engaged in West Indian trade. Persons represented include Strout's wife, Jane F. Strout
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, agent/owner accounts, financial records, crew accounts, outfitting books, contracts, logbooks, insurance policies, protests and surveys, manifests, freight lists, and other records, relating to voyages of whaling ships sailing from New Bedford, Mass., and nearby towns; and customs records, bills of sale, insurance policies, accounts documenting damage or loss of cargo or ships, protests, sail plans, and other records, of merchant vessels engaging in coastwise, West Indian, South American, European, and Russian trade (1771-1895). Includes memoranda generated by the transport of whale oil and whalebone on cargo ships which usually sailed from Honolulu, Hawaii, to New Bedford; and records (1837-1885) of several pilot boats, lighthouse tenders, a salvage vessel, and the U.S. naval ship Delaware
Nantucket Historical Association
Log/journals of two whaling voyages, the first (1869 Jan. 21-Sept. 1) to the North and South Atlantic and the second (1870 Feb. 11-Sept. 10) to the West Indies -- Kept by William Davis Averill. Pasted in pages and clippings
Maine Historical Society
Excerpts from logbook kept by Gray, on the 7th voyage of the schooner Olive to the West Indies, 1793; together with vital records of Wells, Me., recorded by Gray (1793-1826), copied by Miss Edith A. Hall
Maine Historical Society
Chiefly Captain Stanwood's logbooks from his journeys between Portland and the West Indies, describing many aspects of his travels, including cargoes carried, soundings taken, weather, temperature readings, unusual fish caught, references to mutiny, illness, and fellow captains and ships; together with correspondence, including Mariner and Stanwood family correspondence, other papers, including some of Winthrop Stanwood, and a scrapbook/ms. book -- Persons represented include Neal Dow and an autopsy of his brain and Abiel Jordan, who was imprisoned for transporting firearms and escaped. Vessels mentioned include bark F.A. Perley, schooner Emerline, and brigs Susan Jane, Hogan, Dante, and Motto
Mystic Seaport Museum,-- G.W Blunt White Library
Policies issued by the company covering vessels and/or their cargoes, primarily for coastwise, West Indies, and transatlantic trade
New London County Historical Society
Article of agreement for sloop Lyon, Elisha Hinman, master, for voyage from New London, Conn., to West Indies and back, with Nicoll Fosdick as mate. On reverse are two receipts for wages, signed by Ichabod Sheffield and Jonathan Doughty for his boy John Braddick
New Haven Museum & Historical Society Library
Correspondence, deeds and land records, maps, business and legal documents, papers relating to the family's participation in civic and community affairs, genealogical notes and scrapbooks kept by Benjamin Rice English, architectural drawings, photos, blueprints, ships' papers, and other papers; and papers of Hopkinson and Fowler family members. Persons represented include Benjamin English (1742-1809), ship captain involved in West Indian trade; James Edward English (1812-1890), businessman, U.S. representative and senator, and governor of Connecticut; his son, Henry Fowler English (1851-1947), philanthropist, businessman, and member of Parks Commission; Henry Fowler's son, Benjamin Farren English (1873-1923); James Edward's brother, Henry English (1816-1847) and his wife, Grace Emeline (Fowler) English (1817-1886); and their son, Benjamin Rice English (1842-1915), businessman involved in the family lumber company, New Haven Clock Company, and the real estate business, postmaster in ... Read More
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Chiefly correspondence regarding Indiana and national Republican Party politics, Stutesman's work in Central and South America, and attempts to secure federal appointments. Includes letters relating to his work for the Republican National Committee during the 1916 presidential campaign, particularly in California and the West; papers (1913-1914) pertaining to his work as U.S. commissioner general to Central America and West Indies for the Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, Calif. (1915), including reports and copies of communications with heads of state; correspondence (1908-1912) regarding Bolivian affairs during and after his tenure as U.S. minister to Bolivia; and report (1901) by Indiana lawyer and politician Will R. Wood on his trip to Cuba with Stutesman. Correspondents include Walter R. Bacon, Albert J. Beveridge, Willis H. Booth, William M. Bowen, Nicholas Murray Butler, John Watson Foster, Newton W. Gilbert, James P. Goodrich, Walter Q. Gresham, Will H. Hays, John J. ... Read More
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, daybooks, ledgers, invoices, receipts, ships' papers, genealogical materials, photos, and other papers, chiefly relating to Williams's activities in the East Indian and Caribbean area trade and later coastwise shipping in Maine; and papers of his son, Robert P. Williams (1788-1851), and grandson, Alexander Williams (1818-1900), Boston booksellers, and other family members, pertaining to domestic and business matters. Includes information concerning Williams's shipwreck off Arabia in 1792 and the capture of his schooner Neuter by a British privateer off Montserrat in the West Indies in 1794


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