Beebe Family Collection (Coll. 40)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Silas Beebe and the Beebe Family

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

           

Overview of the Collection

    Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
    Creator: Beebe Family
    Title: Beebe Family Collection
    Dates: 1761-1904
    Extent: 63 items
    Abstract: Letters, personal accounts, and other papers, of Silas Beebe (1782-1863), shipmaster from Groton, Conn., and other members of the family; together with ship's papers for the coastal schooner LaGrange, out of Mystic, Conn.
    Identification: Coll. 40

Biography of Silas Beebe and the Beebe Family

The Beebe family resided in Groton, Connecticut for several years earning their living in the maritime trades, ice production and farming.

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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.

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

Persons:

Beebe family

Corporate Entities:

LaGrange (Schooner)

Places:

Groton (Conn.)

Subjects:

Coastwise shipping--Atlantic Coast
Shipping--Connecticut

Document Types:

Ship's papers--Connecticut--Mystic

Occupations:

Shipmasters--Connecticut--Groton

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 40, 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; 1761-1904.

BoxFolder
11 Description and deed of a "wood lot" in Groton, Connecticut. Images
2 Deeds involving Abijah and Silas Beebe. Images
3 Deed and map of "Goat Point property", sold to Silas Beebe. Images
4 Agreement; Jedidiah Randall to build a 90 ton vessel for Silas Beebe. Images
5 Eliza (Sloop); permission to unload salt at Norfolk, Virginia (Silas Beebe, master). Images
6 LaGrange (Schooner); port documentation, freight and passenger lists, bills of lading, etc.. Images
7 LaGrange (Schooner); port documentation, freight and passenger lists, bills of lading, etc.. Images
8 Petitions relating to Portersville / Noank road. Images
9 Letter from Silas Beebe to his father. Images
10 "Guage of 22 casks of oil for Capt. Smith", New York. Images
11 Agreements, petitions, reciepts, for new Baptist meeting house in Groton, Connecticut. Images
12 Agreements and receipts for work done on stone dam and ice house on Silas Beebe's land. Images
13 Invoice: teas consigned to Beebe brothers on board the Swordfish (Ship). Images
14 Quit-claim deed and sale of land involving Wilcox and Alfred Beebe. Images

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