- Charles Hitch & Son
- Call number
- MssCol 1405
- Physical description
- .17 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Charles Hitch & Son draft book, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
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 such as "lost," "sold away," "sold for Stone Fleet," and "Burnt by Shenandoah in Arctic Ocean."
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328