Log of the Samuel & Thomas, 1859-1863

Dublin Core

Title

Log of the Samuel & Thomas, 1859-1863

Subject

Whaling--South Pacific Ocean.

Description

This journal of a voyage to the South Pacific was kept by Solomon Barstow in a standard blank daily journal published by Francis & Loutrel (New York City) in 1852. This is a virtually complete account of the voyage (Asa Hoxie was Master), which commenced on September 3, 1859—the last entry was made while homeward bound on May 30, 1863 (about a month before she reached Mattapoisett, her hailing port).

Creator

Barstown, Solomon

Date Created

1859-1863

Format

Bound manuscript

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Wh S193 1859j

Provenance

Nicholson Whaling Collection, Providence Public Library

Collection

Citation

Barstown, Solomon, “Log of the Samuel & Thomas, 1859-1863,” accessed August 29, 2015, http://pplspc.org/digital/items/show/27.

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