File Unit 4.
Journal of a voyage from New York towards China, Ship Niantic,
1839 Nov 13-1840 Dec 10
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1 volume (212 pages).
Physical Description: Bound unruled paper with ink and pencil.
Scope and Content Note
L.F. Doty, Master. The main journal entries end on page 147 (image 149)
- Several blank pages and crude drawings of vessels and ports.
- Additional entries at page 195 beginning with "to become..." with 2 leaves torn diagonally across page with missing sections.
These pages were found separated from the binding and may have been moved from the body of the journal. They left in their
current position since there was evidence of their being in the position in the journal for some time. Note the imprint of
the writing on the facing page from the reaction to the acidic ink.
- An entry titled: "Canton Collection of Customs Foreign Ships Port Clearance" followed by 2 pages of Chinese writing.