George W. Dow Papers (Coll. 29)

An Inventory of The Papers at the G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport

Collection register prepared by the Manuscripts Division

Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc
Mystic, Connecticut

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dow, George W.
Title: George W. Dow Papers
Dates: 1847-1863
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.
Quantity: 153 items
Identification: Coll. 29

Biography of George Dow

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

Index Terms

Corporate Entities:
Wenonah (Brig)
Cadiz (Spain)--Commerce--United States
Canary Islands--Commerce--United States
Sugar trade
United States--Commerce
International trade
Sugar trade
Document Types:
Clearance papers
Crew lists
Protection certificates
Ships' papers

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Papers, Wenonah (Brig); 1847-1863
Box Folder
1 1 Papers; 1847-1854, 1856-1857
2 Papers; 1858 Jan 19-Mar 23
3 Papers; 1858 May 10-Nov 22
4 Papers; 1859 Feb 11-Dec 21
5 Papers; 1860 Jan 23-Dec 26
6 Papers; 1861 Jan 8 - Jun 1
7 Papers; 1862 May 13-Dec 29
8 Papers; 1863 Jan 16-Aug 21 and undated