Found 5 collections related to Shipping -- United States -- 19th century

Scovel, Noah, 1759-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2709
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Noah Scovel (1759-1821) and his son Noah Scovel, Jr. (b. 1781), were merchants of Saybrook, Connecticut, and New York City. Noah Scovel's papers include letters, accounts, receipts, invoices, sailing orders to Captain Isaiah Pratt of the brig... more
Charles Hitch & Son
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1405
.17 linear feet (1 box)
Draft book kept at the sail loft of Charles Hitch & Son, Tabers Wharf, New Beford, Massachusetts. Contains names of ships and owners, drawings and dimensions of sails, etc. Many of these ships were probably whalers and the drawings have notations... more
Strybing, Henry, 1811-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18576
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This account book documents the shipping business and personal expenses of Henry Strybing, a German-born commission merchant based in New York City, who sent goods to San Francisco, California, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Webb, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3249
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
James Webb was a ship captain between at least 1801 and 1808. Joseph D. Hathaway was a merchant in Berkley, Massachusetts between at least 1820 and 1840. Account book used first by James Webb, then by Joseph D. Hathaway. Webb recorded accounts for... more
Hawkins, E. (Elnathan), 1793 or 1794-1858
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24466
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Elnathan Hawkins (1793 or 1794-1858) was an American merchant mariner and ship captain, sailing the New York-Havre packet line in the latter part of his career. He was born in 1793 or 1794 to Eleazer Hawkins (1765-1796) and Mary Satterly... more