Collection MS 204 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 204

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

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  • 1795 - 1829 (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. Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Name of Captain/Logkeeper; Date of voyage; Area or places visited.
CONGRESS; ?Henley; 1819-20; (Continued from reel PMB 203) AMERICA; ?; 1795-96; Batavia, Far East PERSEVERANCE; ?; 1797-98; Batavia, Far East GRIFFON; ?; 1824-27; Hawaii, NW Coast USA CAROLINE; ?; 1824-26; Hawaii, East Indies ROSCOE; Briggs; 1823-25; Chile, East Indies UNITED STATES; ?Hull; 1823-26; Peru PERSEVERANCE; ? O'Day; 1824-25; Sumatra PERSEVERANCE; ? O'Day; 1825-; Towards India ZEPHYR; ?Clearland; 1828-29; East Indies

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Available for reference.
The contents of this microfilm may be used for personal research purposes only, including the making of copies by photographic or similar means. Reasonable quotations may be made subject to full acknowledgement being given to the author and holding institution. For more extensive use of the work or any reproductions, written permission must be obtained from the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum Harvard.

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At time of copying material was held at Essex Institute, 132 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., now held by the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum.

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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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ms204

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