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Object # 1995.001.001
Object Name Passport
Description Framed passport is signed by Abraham Lincoln but dated after the death of Lincoln. It was common for the president to sign passports before they were actually issued. This passport grants the Bark Milwood of New Bedford, Isaac Allen, Master, safe passage on the high seas.
Search Terms Whaling
People Allen, Isaac
Lincoln, Abraham (President)
Subjects Whaling
Date 04/17/1865
Title Passport for Bark Milwood of New Bedford, 1865
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1995.001