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G. W. Blunt White Library

Peter Strickland Collection, 1864-1920



Volumes, 1864-1922

Volume
1 Journal, kept by Peter Strickland, of three voyages: Schooner INDIAN QUEEN of Boston, Peter Strickland, master, for a trans-Atlantic trading voyage; Brig ROBERT WING of Boston; Brig ROBERT WING, 1865 Aug 11-Nov 1; 1866 Jan 5-Mar 15
2 Abstract logs of four voyages during which Peter Strickland served as master: Brig ROBERT WING of Boston; Brig ROBERT WING; Bark RAPID of Boston; Bark RAPID, 1866 Jan 5-Aug 1; 1866 Aug 30-Sep 28; 1867 Sep 17-1868 Feb 1; 1868 Feb 26-May 25
3 Log kept on board the Bark ZINGARELLA of Boston, Peter Strickland, master, for a trans-Atlantic trading voyage, 1869-1870
4 Booklet entitled, "Grammar of the Joluf Language," by the Rev. James Fieldhouse; London, Printed for the Wesleyan Missionary Society, and sold at the Wesleyan Mission House, Bathurst, West Africa, 1878
5 Diary type journal, kept by Peter Strickland at Goree, French Colony of Senegal, Africa, where Mr. Strickland was the U. S. Consul, 1894 Jan 1-1897 Apr 30
6 Diary kept by Peter Strickland of Dorchester, Mass., 1907 Jan 1-1909 Jul 5
7 Diary, kept by Peter Strickland of Dorchester, Mass. Mentions daughter Mary (nicknamed Sitka). Comments on child labor; gives daily weather in detail; Account of various bills paid, 1909 Jul 1-1912 Jan 18
8 Diary, kept by Peter Strickland at Dorchester, Mass., 1912 Jan 1-1915 Jan 31
9 Diary, kept by Peter Strickland, 1916 Jul 1-1919 Feb 22
10 Diary, kept by Peter Strickland of Dorchester, Mass., 1919 Jan 7-1921 Mar 30
11 Letter Book, 1883-1913
12 Letter Book, 1895-1896
13 Letter copy book, 1898-1901
14 Letter copy book, 1898-1899
15 Letter copy book, 1904-1906
16 Letter copy book, 1904-1913
17 Letter copy book, 1916 Jul 31 - 1922 Sep 13
18 Account book, 1896 Oct - 1905 May
19 Printed book "Reports from the Consuls of the United States on the Commerce, Manufactures, Etc. of their Consulare Districts" - Government Printing Office, 1883 Oct
20 Printed book "Trading Monopolies in West Africa" - a protest against Territorial Concessions by E.D.M., Liverpool, 1901

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