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Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 572
Finding aid note: Stored on-site at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

The log reveals the ship’s travel from port to port, touching at Calais; Baltimore; Portland; Santiago, Cuba; New York; among others. Its varied cargo included bushels of corn, molasses, sugar, tobacco, etc.

Dates

  • 1846-1847

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored on-site at the Woodson Research Center.

Historical Sketch

The schooner Don Nicholas was engaged in trade between Europe and the Americas. This portion of the ships log, Schooner Don Nicholas, from Calais for Baltimore, Rowland York, Master, begins in mid-sea and contains day-to-day reports of the ship’s position, weather, and events on board.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 item )

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Approximately 35 pre-printed pages, 8.5” x 13.5”.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas, 1846-1847
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA