Enoch Wood Collection (Coll. 264)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Enoch Wood

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Wood, Enoch
Title: Enoch Wood Collection
Dates: 1824-1845
Extent: 10 v.
Abstract: Logbooks and account books kept by Enoch Wood on board the ships Norman, Mogul, Chatham, Charriot, George Cabot, and Alabama, as well as the brig Kremlin. Vessels were involved in the coastal United States, and transatlantic trade, carrying various cargoes primarily between the ports of Boston, New Orleans, Havre, and Liverpool.
Identification: Coll. 264

Biography of Enoch Wood

Enoch Wood was a Massachusetts ship master. Apparently living in Boxford, Mass., he sailed aboard and commanded vessels engaged in the coastal and transatlantic trades between 1824 and 1845. Vessels included the ships Mogul, built in 1823 in Medford, Mass by Thatcher Magoun; the Chatham, built in 1834 in Medford by S. Lapham; the Norman, built in 1836 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; the Chariot, George Cabot, and Alabama; as well as the Brig Kremlin, built in 1824 in Dover, Mass. Like other ship masters of his time Enoch Wood as often part owner of the vessels he commanded. He is listed as port owner of both the Norman and the Alabama.

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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

Corporate Entities:

Alabama (Ship)
Chariot (Ship)
Chatham (Ship)
George Cabot (Ship)
Kremlin (Ship)
Mogul (Ship)
Norman (Ship)

Subjects:

Shipmasters--New Hampshire
Ships--Cargo

Document Types:

Logbooks

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 264, 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.

Logbooks, 1824-1844.
Volume
1 Logbook, Mogul (Ship) 1824-1825
2 Logbook, Kremlin (Brig) 1826-1828
3 Logbook, Chariot (Ship) 1830-1831
4 Logbook, George Cabot (Ship) 1832
5 Logbook, inc. letter copies, Chatham (Ship) 1834-1835
6 Logbook, Alabama (Ship) 1842-1844
Account books, 1826-1845.
Volume
7 Account book, with logbook, Chatham (Ship) 1826-1833, 1834
8 Account book, Norman (Ship) and Alabama (Ship) 1830-1845
9 Account book, with letter copies, George Cabot (Ship), Chatham (Ship), and Norman (Ship) 1832-1840
10 Account book, Alabama (Ship) 1842-1845

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