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Logbooks, journals, etc., of voyages to the Alaska coast.
BANC MSS P-K 211 FILM
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Title:

Logbooks, journals, etc., of voyages to the Alaska coast

Abstract:

Sturgis, William (1782-1863) [Journal on board the ship, Eliza, Captain Rowan, Master, Feb. 13-May 17, 1799] (59 p. A.Ms.) Record of a voyage for sea otter pelts in the Alaska waters. With details of Indian trading and two brief vocabularies. Original manuscript in the Massachusetts Historical Society Library.
Journal (330 p., ms.) (kept mainly in logbook form) of voyages on the Atahualpa, Behring, Albatross, Isabella and Pedler. Includes voyage from Boston to the Sandwich Islands, sojourns there, two voyages from there to the Alaska coast and return from the Islands via Canton to New York. This manuscript has been referred to as the logbooks of the Atahualpa, Behring, Isabella and Pedler. It is not the official logbooks for these vessels but a journal kept in logbook form by a passenger or supercargo as yet unidentified.

Subject:

Albatross (Ship)
Behring (ship)
Atahualpa (Ship)
Isabella (Ship : 1818-1834)
Pedler (ship)
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Alaska -- Social life and customs

Note:

Originals in: The Massachusetts Historical Society.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Filmed by Harvard University.

Physical Description:

microfilm
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 114:14) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-K 211 FILM

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Massachusetts Historical Society.