Collection of Louis F. Middlebrook (Coll. 50)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Louis F. Middlebrook

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

                          

Overview of the Collection

         Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
         Creator: Middlebrook, Louis F., b. 1866
         Title: Collection of Louis F. Middlebrook
         Dates: ca. 1812
         Extent: 65 items
         Abstract: This collection assembled by L.F. Middlebrook is comprised of port and customs papers, miscellaneous bills, and foreign clearance documents for vessels engaged in the rum and molasses trade from Middletown to the West Indies. Items are organized by vessel name, and ten vessels are represented.
         Identification: Coll. 50

Biography of Louis F. Middlebrook

Louis F. Middlebrook (b. 1866), of Middletown, Connecticut, was a scholar of the maritime history of colonial Connecticut and the early Republic. He was an early member of the Marine Historical Association, now Mystic Seaport Museum.

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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:

Adela (Brig)
Amazon (Brig)
Friendship (Brig)
Greyhound (Brig)
Lydia (Brig)
Olive Branch (Brig)
Olynthus (Brig)
Ralph (Schooner)
Sea Nymph (Brig)
Two Brothers (Brig)

Places:

Middletown (Conn.)--Commerce--West Indies
West Indies--Commerce--Connecticut--Middletown

Subjects:

Customs administration--Connecticut--Middletown
Molasses industry--Connecticut--Middletown
Rum industry--West Indies
Shipping--Connecticut--Middletown

Document Types:

Ships' papers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 50, 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.

Ships' papers; 1812.

                                                                                                           
BoxFolder
11 Brig Adela; Thomas White, master. Images
2 Brig Amazon; Justin Saye, master. Images
3 Brig Friendship; Hezekiah I. Lee, master. Images
4 Brig Greyhound; Elisha Williams, Jr., master. Images
5 Brig Lydia; Ira Canfield, master. Images
6 Brig Olive Branch; Asa Saye, master; 1812 Apr.
7 Brig Olynthus; Jared Arnold, master. Images
8 Schooner Ralph; Josiah Pelton, master (includes receipt from Ann (Schooner) for rum. Images
9 Brig Sea Nymph; William Sebor, master. Images
10 Brig Two Brothers; Justus B. Southworth, master. Images

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