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Gloucester Notary Public Records

Gloucester Notary Public Records

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GLOUCESTER NOTARY PUBLIC RECORDS, 1760-1828





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
Title:Gloucester Notary Public Records
Dates:1760/1828
Quantity:0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:This collection contains papers of three notary publics of Gloucester, James Porter, Peter Coffin, and John Rogers, arranged chronologically.
Collection Number:MSS 389

Series List


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.


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.

Coffin, Peter
Haraden, Andrew
Littlefield, Benjamin
Porter, James
Rogers, John
Ropes, Timothy
Betsey (Schooner)
Defiance (Schooner)
Dolphin (Brig)
George (Schooner)
Hannah (Brig)
Martin (Schooner : 1796-1799)
Polly (Brig)
Polly (Schooner)
Resolution (Schooner)
Sally (Sloop)
Susanna (Schooner)
Treaty (Schooner)
Shipping--United States
Ships' papers

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

Gloucester Notary Public Records, MSS 389, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was found in the collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tamara Gaydos, March 2009.


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