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19th Century Merchant Marine


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Journal; Richard Mott (Schooner), 1857
Journal kept on board the schooner RICHARD MOTT for a Great Lakes trading voyage. Contains illustration and carried cargos of wheat, salt, staves, lumber, hickory wood and coal.


Logbook; Perseverance (Schooner), 1859 April 5 - Oct. 8
Journal kept on board the schooner PERSERVERANCE for a Great Lakes trading voyage. Contains illustration, and carried cargos of sand, salt, and staves.


Logbook; Perseverance (Schooner), 1858, April 19 - Nov. 14
Journal kept on board the schooner PERSERVERANCE for a Great Lakes trading voyage. Contains illustration, and carried cargos of molasses, sugar, bricks, grain, wood, staves, lumber, slate, marble, and coal. Made 13 ports-of-call. (Contains detailed description of the vessel as to measurements, sail, etc.)