George W. Dow Papers (Coll. 29)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of George Dow

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

              

Overview of the Collection

     Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
     Creator: Dow, George W.
     Title: George W. Dow Papers
     Dates: 1847-1863
     Extent: 153 items
     Abstract: The George W. Dow Papers include accounts, bills, receipts, charter-parties, clearance and protection papers, port regulations, crew lists and shipping orders. Most of this material is relevant to the brig WENONAH, which carried coal, lead, flour, molasses, and other foodstuffs to ports in the U.S., West Indies, Canary Islands, and to Cadiz, Spain.
     Identification: Coll. 29

Biography of George Dow

George W. Dow was a shipmaster who, for many years, commanded the brig WENONAH of Bucksport, Maine.

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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.

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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.

    

Corporate Entities:

Wenonah (Brig)

Places:

Cadiz (Spain)--Commerce--United States
Canary Islands--Commerce--United States
Sugar trade
United States--Commerce

Subjects:

Charter-parties
International trade
Shipping--Maine--Bucksport
Sugar trade

Document Types:

Clearance papers
Crew lists
Protection certificates
Ships' papers

Occupations:

Shipmasters--Maine--Bucksport

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 29, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Papers, Wenohah (Brig); 1847-1863.

                                                           
BoxFolder
11 Papers. Images
2 Papers. Images
3 Papers. Images
4 Papers. Images
5 Papers. Images
6 Papers. Images
7 Papers. Images
8 Papers. Images

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