Collection MS 540 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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


  • 1798 - 1806 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200.<BR><BR>This reel marks the beginning of the second part of the New England Microfilming Project. The information provided is set out in the same format as that of the first part, however, it should be noted that information given on the area of a voyage is confined to either 'Pacific Ocean' or 'Indian Ocean'. Details of voyages undertaken to areas other than the Pacific or Indian Ocean are not given in the PMB entries.

For indexes see <I>American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific</I>, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and <I>Where the Whalers Went</I>, 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. ANN AND HOPE; Carter; 1798-99; Pacific Abstracts for the period 1798-1806 (Pacific and Indian Oceans) Please refer to the above indexes for further details.

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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, John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island, 02912

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by contacting the Bureau directly:

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