Daniel Ventres Papers (Coll. 116)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Daniel Ventres

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

        

Overview of the Collection

   Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
   Creator: Ventres, Daniel
   Title: Daniel Ventres Papers
   Dates: 1838-1852
   Extent: 125 items
   Abstract: Chiefly incoming business letters, primarily 1840-1848, including letters from agents in New York, N.Y. and New Orleans, La. The names of numerous Gulf Coast packets and Connecticut River coasters appear throughout, along with those of several ship captains.
   Identification: Coll. 116

Biography of Daniel Ventres

Daniel Ventres was a shipping agent for various granite and stone quarries in the Haddam, Connecticut, area during the mid-19th century.

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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.

Places:

Haddam (Conn.)

Subjects:

Granite industry and trade--Connecticut--Haddam
Quarries and quarrying--Connecticut--Haddam
Shipmasters
Shipping--Connecticut--Haddam
Shipping--Louisiana--New Orleans
Shipping--New York (State)--New York
Ships--Connecticut River
Ships--Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Stone industry and trade--Connecticut--Haddam

Occupations:

Commercial agents--Connecticut--Haddam

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 116, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

        

Index to Personal 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 Samuel Arnold in Box 1, Folder 5 of the collection.
  
  
  
   Arnold, Samuel 1/5
   Barstow, ? 1/2
   Bates, ? (Capt.) 1/4
   Bordman, F. C. 1/1, 1/2
   Braddock, ? 1/2
   Brainard, Alfred 1/4, 1/5
   Brainard, Alinson 1/5
   Brainard, Charles 1/4
   Brainard, Cyprian 1/4
   Brainard, David 1/5
   Brainard, Diodate 1/6
   Brainard, Gideon 1/1
   Brainard, Henry 1/4
   Brainard, Hezekiah 1/4
   Brainard, Seldon 1/4
   Brainard, Sylvester 1/4
   Bridges, ? 1/3
   Bulkeley, Noah 1/2
   Butler, F. H. 1/5
   Butler, Henry N. 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6
   Chamberlain, Charles 1/3, 1/4
   Chamberlin, N. D. 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/7
   Clark, ? (Capt.) 1/4
   Cronan, Dennis 1/4
   Culver, Moses 1/4
   Dickenson, Darius L. 1/1, 1/3
   Elwell, James W. 1/1, 1/2
   Elwell, John 1/3, 1/4
   Ely, Elias H. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
   Forgay, William 1/5, 1/6
   Furnan, ? 1/2
   Goodspeed, Joseph 1/4
   Green, ? 1/1
   Grey, ? (Capt.) 1/4
   Hunt, ? 1/1
   Miller, S. D. 1/4
   Mitchell, ? (Capt.) 1/4
   Northall, ? 1/4
   Palmer, ? 1/3
   Pratt, ? (Capt.) 1/1
   Roberts, John A. 1/2, 1/3
   Sanders, Richard W. 1/5
   Shailer, Thomas 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/7
   Shailer, Thomas (Jr.) 1/3
   Smith, Justin M. 1/4
   Smith, Peter 1/3
   Southmayd, Horace 1/2, 1/3
   Southworth, A. D. 1/3, 1/4, 1/5
   Stephens, G. 1/1
   Stephens, Joseph 1/5
   Stephens, Nathan 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5
   Taylor, Stephen 1/3
   Toby, Thomas 1/4
   Turner, W. 1/7
   Tyler, Nehemiah 1/1
   Ulshoeffer, ? (Judge) 1/3
   Underhill, ? (Capt.) 1/4
   Vanhouten, Joseph B. 1/4
   Ventres, David B. 1/7
   White, W. W. 1/3
   Wind, Andrew 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6

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Index to 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 Atlantic Mutual Insurance Co. in Box 1, Folder 4 of the collection.
  
  
  
   Atlantic Mutual Insurance Co. 1/4
   Brainard & Smith 1/1
   Butler & Gardner 1/3
   Cook & Smith 1/4
   F. Merwin & Co. 1/3
   Horace Southmayd & Son 1/3
   Houghton & Shailer 1/2, 1/3
   J. & S. Taylor & Co. 1/3
   J. P. Whitney & Co. 1/3, 1/4
   Joseph Goodspeed & Son 1/2
   Roberts & Hall 1/2, 1/3
   Smith & Brooks 1/5, 1/6

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Index to Vessel 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 ALFRED (ship) in Box 1, Folder 4 of the collection.
  
  
  
   ALFRED (ship) 1/4
   AMERICA (schooner) 1/4
   ANTIOCH (ship) 1/2
   BYRON (ship) 1/2
   CATHARINE (brig) 1/2
   CHARLEMAGNE (ship) 1/4, 1/5
   CHESTER (ship) 1/2
   CHOCTAW (brig) 1/2
   COLCHESTER (sloop) 1/4
   CORRINNE (sloop) 1/1
   COURIER (brig) 1/2
   DEEP RIVER (sloop) 1/1, 1/4, 1/5
   ELIZA (schooner) 1/7
   FRANCIS DECKER (schooner) 1/4, 1/5
   GENIUS (sloop) 1/4
   JANE (sloop) 1/4
   JEFFERSON (ship) 1/2
   JOHN HOLLAND (ship) 1/2
   LILIUS (bark) 1/4
   LIVERPOOL (ship) 1/2
   MARTHA WASHINGTON (ship) 1/1
   MARY HOWLAND (ship) 1/1
   MAY LANGDON (schooner) 1/4
   MEMPHIS (ship) 1/3
   MISSISSIPPI (ship) 1/1
   MOHAWK (ship) 1/2
   MOSLEM (ship) 1/2
   NEW WORLD (sloop) 1/5
   NEWBURYPORT (ship) 1/2
   NOBLE (bark) 1/2
   NORMAN (ship) 1/2
   ORATOR (sloop) 1/4
   OREGON (schooner) 1/2
   RETURN (schooner) 1/2
   SAN LUIS (schooner) 1/4
   SOLON (ship) 1/2
   SYREN (ship) 1/2
   VERMONT (sloop) 1/4
   VICTORY (schooner) 1/5

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Letters; 1838-1852.

                                   
BoxFolder
11 Letters. Images
2 Letters. Images
3 Letters. Images
4 Letters. Images
5 Letters. Images
6 Letters. Images

Miscellaneous; nd.

7 Items. Images