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Guide to the Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas, 1846-1847 MS 572
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.
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.
This material is open for research.
Schooner Don Nicholas Logbook, MS 572, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University