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Seaman's Time-Book for Schooner NELLIE F.

Identifier: SpC MS 1808-sc

Scope and Contents

A Seaman's Time-Book for the coasting schooner, NELLIE F. (operated from Machias, Maine) for the years 1876-1885, containing a record of employees, their positions, and their dates of work. After May of 1875, all coasting vessels were required to pay hospital dues for each seaman employed. Dues were paid at the Custom House, in this case, in Machias, Maine.


  • Creation: 1876-1885


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No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions.

Historical Note

Schooner NELLIE F. was built in 1873 at East Machias, Maine by master carpenter William H. Knight. She entered the coasting trade under partial owner and master, Urban Huntley.


1 volume

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Dan Casavant, of Waterville, Maine.

Guide to the Seaman's Time-Book for Schooner NELLIE F.
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Elizabeth Russell
June 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States