The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Gloucester Notary Public
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains papers
of three notary publics of Gloucester, James Porter, Peter Coffin, and John Rogers,
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains papers of three notary publics of Gloucester, James Porter,
Peter Coffin, and John Rogers, arranged chronologically. The papers deal with marine
protests in Gloucester. Many different individuals and ships are listed in this
collection. Ship owners included are Gideon Coggeshall, John Whiteon, John McKean,
Andrew Haraden, William Hooper, Jeremiah Littlefield, Benjamin Foster, Timothy
Ropes, Ezra Day, James Bartlett, Samuel P. Stinson, and Andrew Davis. Vessels
mentioned are the schooners Betsey, Defiance, Polly, Martin, Resolution, George, Susanna, and Treaty. Brigs Dolphin, Polly, and Hannah are
represented as well as the sloop Sally.
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.
Martin (Schooner : 1796-1799)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research use.
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