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Image of 1995.001.001 - Passport

1995.001.001 - Passport

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.

2004.020.001 - journal

Requires more cataloguing - possible transcription

Image of 2006.003.110.1 - Scrapbook

2006.003.110.1 - Scrapbook

A few remarks about Marion

Image of 2016.030.006 - Book

2016.030.006 - Book

A soft covered book titled "A Window Back (Photography in a Whaling Port)" written by Nicholas Whitman in 1994. It is 10.5" wide by 9.5" high and contains 176 pages.

Image of L2013.001.488 - Book

L2013.001.488 - Book

A dark blue hardcover book titled "A Whaling Voyage in the Bark 'Willis' 1849-1850" from the Journal kept by Samuel Millet. It is 6.5" wide by 9.75" high contains 46 pages.

T332.01 - Documents

Agreement between owner, master, seamen and mariners of the Schooner Admiral Blake bound from Marion on a sailing voyage not exceeding 18 months. Lists crew members by name

T332.02 - Documents

Advertisement for sale of hull, spars, sails, rigging, whaling gear, stores, boats, anchors and chains for the whaling brig Pocahontas of Marion, condemned by survey at port of Barbados.

T332.04 - Documents

Bill of sale of 1/16 part of Schooner Graduate from Capt. Henry Allen to George Palmer.

T332.05 - Documents

Bill for caulking Admiral Blake from David Randall.

T332.06 - Documents

Names of discharged Admiral Blake crew members

T332.07 - Documents

Letter to lawyers of Henry Allen on legal case against Fisher.

T332.08 - Documents

Letters between Henry Allen and Crocker Wood

T332.09 - Documents

Bills for Admiral Blake

T332.10 - Documents

Series of letters found in Driftwood farm. Letters addressed to Margaret and Sarah Holmes from crew member of the Admiral Blake.

VF-Whaling - Newspaper

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, articles, documents about Whaling

1999.009.001 - The Last American Whale Oil Co.

The history of Nye Lubricants, Inc., Fairhaven, Mass from whaleships to spaceships. This international company started in New Bedford just after the Civil War, developing and producing the highest quality lubricants and optical gels for medical devices, computers, and satelites. Owned and operated by the Mock family siince 1956.

1999.009.002 - The Last American Whale Oil Co.

The history of Nye Lubricants, Inc., Fairhaven, Mass from whaleships to spaceships. This international company started in New Bedford just after the Civil War, developing and producing the highest quality lubricants and optical gels for medical devices, computers, and satelites. Owned and operated by the Mock family siince 1956.