Collection MS 228 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 228

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Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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  • 1792 - 1917 (Creation)

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Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200

For indexes see American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and Where the Whalers Went, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1984. Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Name of Captain/Logkeeper; Date of voyage; Area or places visited. ASIA; Coffin; 1792-94; Indian Ocean, Australia (owned by Mr E. Stackpole, 84 Main Street, Nantucket, Mass. 02554) HURON; ?; 1838-40; West Australia, Indian Ocean (this, and remaining items on this reel, owned by Mr C. Barrett Jr., Somerset Road, Nantucket, Mass. 02554) FRANCES BURR; Barrett/Sheriff; 1848; North Atlantic EDWARD CARY; Barrett; 1848-49; South Pacific MANCHESTER; Coleman; 1849-50; Atlantic, Pacific FAWN; Bunker; 1850-51; Hawaii CHARTS - Miscellaneous, used by members of the family of Chester Barrett Jr., c.1850 Manuscript Map of Staten Land (Island), c.1820 PLOUGH BOY; Chase?; 1824-27; ? PRESIDENT; Folger; 1851-53; Pacific PLOUGH BOY; ?; 1827-30; Pacific SOUTH AMERICA; Gardner; 1823-24; Atlantic LYDIA; Snow; 1851-52; North Pacific, Society Islands FAWN; Bunker; 1852-53; North Pacific JUDSON; Bunker; 1853; North Pacific List of prisoners in Nantucket Gaol for crimes against the Commonwealth, 16 June 1830 - 2 October 1917 Spermaceti oil imports, US, 1827-30 BARRETT, Charles Jr.; Nantucket diary, 9 July 1909 - 20 February 1913 List of court hearings, Nantucket, 1837-1897

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Available for reference but, no part of the contents of this microfilm may be reproduced in any way without the permission of the holding institution or individual. Written permission must be obtained from the holding institution or individual before copies of the microfilm can be supplied. The name of the holding institution or individual, and the PMB film number, should both appear in citations.

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Sponsoring libraries of the New England Microfilming Project, Location and/or owner indicated after each item in Contents below

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms228

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