Daniel Ventres Papers (Coll. 116)

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: Ventres, Daniel
Title: Daniel Ventres Papers
Dates: 1838-1852
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.
Quantity: 125 items
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.


Index Terms

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

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Letters; 1838-1852
Box Folder
1 1 Letters; 1838-1840
2 Letters; 1841-1843
3 Letters; 1844-1846
4 Letters; 1847
5 Letters; 1848
6 Letters; 1849-1852
Miscellaneous; undated
Box Folder
1 7 Items; undated

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

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

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