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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Log of the Ships Janus, Dawn, and Glide 1809-1815

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Logs of the Ships Janus, Dawn, and Glide, 1809-1815



Descriptive Summary

Creator Endicott, Nathan H.
Title: Log of the Ships Janus, Dawn, and Glide, 1809-1815
Dates: 1809-1815
Abstract: This is a 280-page Seaman's Journal dating from the early 19th century, inscribed with 169 pages of handwritten notes regarding weather conditions, location, course, and events on board the ships Janus, Dawn and Glide on three separate voyages, each originating from or arriving at Massachusetts.
Identification: MS 233
Extent: 1 folder containing 1 bound volume in clamshell box
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Nathan H. Endicott was apparently involved in maritime commerce in Massachusetts during the early 19th century. He kept logs of travels to Sumatra, and Archangel, Russia.

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Scope and Contents

This is a 280-page Seaman's Journal inscribed with 169 pages of handwritten notes regarding weather conditions, location, course, and events on board the ships Janus, Dawn and Glide on three separate voyages. The first voyage was on the Janus from Salem, Massachusetts to Sumatra with a cargo of pepper on the return trip. The second was onboard the Dawn from Salem, Massachusetts to Archangel, Russia, and the third was onboard the Glide from Archangel, Russia to Salem, Massachusetts.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Log of the Ships Janus, Dawn and Glide 1809-1815 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Endicott, Nathan H.
Tucker, Samuel.
Subjects
Commerce
Shipping
Ships - Massachusetts.
Shipping - Massachusetts.
Subjects (Places)
Salem (Massachusetts) - Business, industries, and trades - Shipping.
Massachusetts - Business, industries, and trades - Shipping.
Arkhangelsk (Russia) - Business, industries, and trades - Shipping.
Salem (Massachusetts) - Transportation - Ships.
Massachusetts - Transportation - Ships.
United States - Commerce.
Sumatra (Indonesia) - Commerce - United States.
Indonesia - Commerce - United States.
Russia - Commerce - United States.
Subjects (Ships)
Janus (Ship: 1809-1831)
Dawn (Brig).
Glide (Ship).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Logbook of Nathan H. Endicott,1809-1815, MS 233, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Corinne Garrison Whittington Manuscript Collection. Gift of Friends of Fondren .

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 
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1 Series I: Log of the Ships Janus, Dawn, and Glide 1809-1815
Log of the Ships Janus, Dawn, and Glide 1809-1815
Bound volume (8 x 13 in) enclosed in clamshell box. Binding tight, pages foxed, marbled boards.

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