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James Andrews Seaman's Journal and Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0690-sc

Includes a journal of voyages in 1817-1819 on the ship Osprey commanded by Stephan Brown. One of the voyages was from Salem to Canton, China and back. Includes also a linen-covered journal with questions and answers of a mathematical nature: salary, measurements, geometric problems, trigonometry, and sailing as well as methods for keeping a ship's log.

Dates

  • circa 1813-circa 1819

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

2 Folders (2 ledgers ; 34 cm)

Overview

Includes a journal of voyages in 1817-1819 on the ship Osprey commanded by Stephan Brown. One of the voyages was from Salem to Canton, China and back. Includes also a linen-covered journal with questions and answers of a mathematical nature: salary, measurements, geometric problems, trigonometry, and sailing as well as methods for keeping a ship's log.

Historical Note

James Andrews was a seaman.

Other Finding Aids

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Clinton A. Woodward (nee Louise Andrews) of Guilford, Maine in 1969.

Title
Guide to the James Andrews Seaman's Journal and Notebook
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686