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(American Maritime Logs, 19th Century)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

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

Description:

(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

Keywords

Calcutta, Salem, India, Joseph Peabody, Samuel Endicott, Massachusetts, Daniel Solander, Navigation, Salem, Massachusetts