Collection MS 226 - 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


  • 1795 - 1870 (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. YOUNG, Rosalind; Letters from Pitcairn Island to Captain and Mrs Gibbons, 1882-91 LOCKERBY, William; Sailing directions for Fiji; vocabulary; account of Fijian chiefs; sandalwood trade RICHARDSON, Capt. William Putnam; Fiji vocabulary, 1810-12 FOWLER, Henry; Description of Fijian cannibal feast, 1845 FOWLER, Henry; Description of wreck of the GLIDE, 1831 FOWLER, Henry; Documents written during cruise of GLIDE among Fiji Islands (Peabody Museum) CHARTS; Pacific Ocean - 19th century (Essex Institute, Salem) 12 pp. of text in Marquesan Language (Peabody Museum) TAHITI - Miscellaneous documents including original manuscript score of a South Seas Island song by 'E.R.P.', 1889 and a review by N.E. Emerson of Eugene Caillot's Histoire de la Polynesie Oriental (Peabody Museum) FIJI AND NEW HEBRIDES - Miscellaneous documents including pamphlet on Fiji native ownership of land, 1874; notes by A. Hocart; letter from J.B. Thurston re native attitudes, 6 September 1871 (Peabody Museum) Extracts from logs, of early American ships, on various Pacific Islands (Peabody Museum)

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