Collection MS 826 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 826

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

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  • 1802 - 1891 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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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. The account books listed below are not necessarily in the same (alphabetical) order on the reel. Account Books - Owners Meigs & Co., 1856-91 Account Books - Ships MENTOR; E.C. Barnard, 1839-57 NANTUCKET; 1802-26 NEW BEDFORD; 1816-18 REBECCA SIMS; B. Coffin, 1828-32 THOMAS NYE; 1854-55

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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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The Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon MA 02067

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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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ms826

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