James Burgess Papers (Coll. 7)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of James Burgess

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Burgess, James
Title: James Burgess Papers
Dates: 1855-1865
Extent: 103 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, accounts, bills, receipts, crew lists, bills of lading, and charter parties for the barks OCEAN BRIDE and KREMLIN, merchant vessels carrying primarily lumber, grain and general cargo.
Identification: Coll. 7

Biography of James Burgess

James Burgess was a shipmaster from Boston. Between 1855 and 1864 he was master of the barks OCEAN BRIDE and KREMLIN. Included also is a copy of a contract with Ingalls & Shephard of Sullivan, Maine, to build a hermaphrodite brig.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice at http://www.mysticseaport.org/collections/copyright/notice.html

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog (http://schooner.mysticseaport.org) of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Organizations:

Ingalls & Shepard (Sullivan, Me.)
Kremlin (Bark)
Ocean Bride (Bark)

Subjects:

Charter-parties
Shipbuilding--Maine--Sullivan
Shipping--Massachusetts--Boston
Ships--Cargo

Document Types:

Bills of lading--Massachusetts--Boston

Occupations:

Commercial agents--Massachusetts--Boston
Ship captains--Massachusetts--Boston

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 7, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal Names and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about James E. Avery in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
A.N. de Pothonier. & Co. 1/1
Abide, Y. Lidro 1/5
Adoraiddio, Francisco 1/3
Agius, Tancred & Co. 1/4
Andies, James 1/2
Avery, James E. 1/1
Black, A. W. 1/4
Charles H. West & Son 1/4
Cheney, J. H. 1/3, 1/4
Clark, Albert P. 1/3
Conner, James 1/2
Croskey Co. 1/1
Dishon, George P. 1/5
Doran, William 1/4
Ellis, Alexander B. 1/4
Elwell, James H. 1/2
Fonda, E. J. 1/2
Galwey, Casado & Teller 1/2
Giro, William Leach 1/3
H. Aikman & Sons 1/1
Hall, Samuel B. 1/5
Hoppins, John 1/1
Hubert, Charles H. 1/4
Isaac Jeanes & Co. 1/3
James Raymond & Co. 1/3
Jordon, James A. 1/4
Kirkland, Chase & Co. 1/3
Knowles & Beal 1/3
Knox, John F. 1/2
LaCaste & Son 1/4
Lane, Mark 1/2
Lea, John C. 1/4
Leay, Craft & Co. 1/1
Lewis, Russell 1/5
Lowland, David 1/4
Lucy, William 1/1
Makebee, William 1/1
Nairn, John 1/1
Neal, Henry 1/1
Orne, William B. 1/1
Parker, Edwin 1/1
Pasha, H. H. Ismail 1/1
Pashire, A. H. 1/2
Pease, John A. 1/1
Peirce, Jonathan 1/4
Perkins, H. C. 1/1
Playle, Ulrici & Co. 1/1
Raminer, Joseph 1/2
Ramon Lynn & Co. 1/4
Robinson, William 1/1
Ronch, Y. Fran 1/3
Russell, Henry P. 1/4
Samson, Louis 1/2
Samuel Nash & Co. 1/4
Scanari Bros. 1/1
Scobee, James 1/1
Segundo, Carenero 1/1
St. Jurjo, Rivera 1/2
Stewart, C. Morton 1/3
Stuart, William C. 1/3
Talbot, Frederick 1/2
Timmermann, Charles F. 1/4
Towner, Noble 1/3
Walsh & Co. 1/2
Walsh, Carver & Chase 1/2
Walsh, Lawn & Chase 1/1
Ward, Stephen 1/2
White, James 1/5
William Welch & Co. 1/2
Williams, D. R. 1/1
Williams, John C. 1/2
Woodbury, David 1/4

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Index to Vessels

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about EMPIRE STATE (Steamer) in Box 1, Folder 2 of the collection
EMPIRE STATE (Steamer) 1/2
GENERAL WILLIAM COOK (Towboat) 1/4
JONATHAN CHASE (Towboat) 1/1
KREMLIN (Bark) 1/5
OCEAN BRIDE (Bark) 1/1
PAUL JONES (Towboat) 1/2
VANGUARD (Towboat) 1/4

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Papers; 1855-1864
Box Folder
1 1 Papers pertaining to the bark OCEAN BRIDE of Boston, Mass., James Burgess, master, including a builders agreement, charter parties, bills, receipts, bills of lading, and a report of survey; 1855-1856 (22 pieces)
2 Papers pertaining to the bark OCEAN BRIDE of Boston, Mass., James Burgess, master, including accounts, bills, receipts, and a report of survey; 1857 (21 pieces)
3 Papers pertaining to the bark OCEAN BRIDE of Boston, Mass., James Burgess, master, including letters, accounts, bills, receipts, bills of lading, clearance papers, and charter parties; 1858-1859 (19 pieces)
4 Papers pertaining to the bark OCEAN BRIDE of Boston, Mass., James Burgess, master, including letters, accounts, bills, receipts, and clearance papers; 1860-1864 and undated (24 pieces)
5 Papers pertaining to the bark KREMLIN of Boston, Mass., James Burgess, master, including accounts, bills, receipts, bills of lading, shipping articles; 1862-1864 (18 pieces)

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