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Matthew Howland letter book

Collection Identifier: Mss:252 1858-1879 H864
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of one letter book containing copies of letters sent to Matthew's brother, George, Captain Philip Howland, Captain Paul Greene, Captain G. P. Pomeroy, Captain Valentine Lewis, Captain Robert Jones, P. S. Wilcox, Captain Joseph Green, Grafton Hillman, Captain James Stewart, Captain Edward B. Phinney, Charles F. Winslow, Crisanto Medina, Esq. [Secretary of United States and Ecuador Joint Commission on Claims], Gideon and Company, Samuel Leonard and Son, Thomas G. Hunt,...

Schooner Lottie Beard account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:252 1878-1886 N534
Scope and Contents: Account book containing memoranda of outward and inward freights on seventeen voyages of whaling ships to St. Helena Island. The private marks for each ship's barrels are given. It appears that the Lottie Beard carried supplies to various whaling vessels and brought back whale oil and bone from the same vessels.