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John Nichols Papers

John Nichols Papers

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JOHN NICHOLS PAPERS, 1822-1841





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Nichols, John, d. 1840
Title:John Nichols Papers
Dates:1822/1841
Quantity:0.75 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Abstract:This collection contains ships' papers for the ship Borneo, brig Malay and brig Ceres, as well as correspondence with John's wife, Elizabeth (Day) Nichols and other family members, financial records, and estate papers.
Collection Number:MSS 98

Series List

SERIES I. Shipping Papers
SERIES II. Personal Papers

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains ships' papers for the ship Borneo, brig Malay and brig Ceres, as well as correspondence with John's wife, Elizabeth (Day) Nichols and other family members, financial records, and estate papers.


Biographical Sketch

John Nichols (died 1840), was a Salem, Massachusetts, ship master.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Gillis, James D. (James Dunlap), 1798-1835
Nichols, Elizabeth Day
Nichols, John, 1840
Borneo (Ship)
Ceres (Brig)
Malay (Ship)
Stone, Silsbee, and Pickman
Estates (Law)
Shipmasters
Shipping
Salem (Mass.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

John Nichols Papers, MSS 98, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was found within the collection. It was originally processed as part of the Waters Family Papers. The account book was a 1906 gift of Henry F. Waters.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Leslie Ward, August 2010.


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