10-26-2002 10-26-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2167 Boston
October 26, 2002 11:00 AMCalender

(American Maritime Logs, 19th Century)

Auction: Sale #2167 - 2167 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 26, 2002 11:00AM


(American Maritime Logs, 19th Century) Two Ship's Logs from the Ship George, 1823-1824 and 1830-31, each involving a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Calcutta, India, Captain Samuel Endicott, master, Joseph Peabody, owner, the first comprising an invoice and purchase ledger and a captain's log of approximately 90 pages; the second comprising a logbook of approximately 105 pages, chronicling a remarble fast return from Calcutta spanning ninety-four days only, each housed in a solander box, (requisite soiling and wear).
Estimate $2,000-3,000


Calcutta, India, Salem, Joseph Peabody, Massachusetts, Samuel Endicott