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Peleg Whitman Chandler (1816-1889) Papers

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SERIES I. Cases Involving Debt
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11Beal & Brother vs. ship Baltic, Donald McKay, owner1856
2Baggs & Son - Debt of Lt. Jesse Taylor, USN1857
3Colby vs. Owners of schooner Daniel Hill1859, undated
4Bill of Richard Lawrence against brigantine Dolphin1843
5Debt of owners of schooner George Byron1858-1859
6Debt of Charter Commission against brig Homer1860-1861, undated
7Suit against owners of brig Iris for balance of cargo1855-1860, undated
8Receipt for collection of debt against schooner Kate L. Bruce1859
9Brett, Son & Co. vs. Owners of schooner Lochiel1856, undated
10Williams vs. Wentzell, for commissions due1860, undated
11Harris vs. Bowditch & Co., for agent's commissions1855-1857, undated
12Barnard vs. Bearse, for management fees1860
13Tobey vs. Ten New England Mowers1860-1861, undated
14Davis and Womble vs. Owners of schooner R. H. Moulton1856
15Estate of Somes vs. Bowen1859, undated
16Kimball and Hooper vs. Owners of bark Sam Slick1853-1855, undated
17Rich vs. Nickerson1857-1858
18Roberts vs. Heathfield1857-1859, undated
19Inquiry of Draper & Co.1856
20Hooper & Co. vs. The Peoples Ferry Co.1857-1859
21Lauchlan McKay vs. Donald McKay1856-1858, undated
22Doherty vs. Pratt & Osgood1857
23Hooper vs. Perkins1860
24Hooper vs. Boston Submarine Wrecking Co.1857, undated
25Delano vs. Curtisundated
SERIES II. Cases Involving Collisions Between Vessels
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21Baker & Morrell vs. Wakeman, re: collision between bark Milford and bark Appletonundated
2Thayer, et. al., vs. Merchant's & Miner's Transportation Company re: collision between the steamship Joseph Whitney and the sailboat Nautilus1855-1857, undated
3Thayer, et. al., vs. Merchant's & Miner's Transportation Company re: collision between the steamship Joseph Whitney and the sailboat Nautilus1855-1857, undated
4Thayer, et. al., vs. Merchant's & Miner's Transportation Company re: collision between the steamship Joseph Whitney and the sailboat Nautilus1855-1857, undated
5Owners of brigantine Homer vs. Owners of brig Madeira as the result of a collision1861, undated
6Owners of brigantine Homer vs. Owners of brig Madeira as the result of a collision1861, undated
7Owners of brigantine Homer vs. Owners of brig Madeira as the result of a collision1861, undated
8Starr & Starr vs. Brig Pico, re: collision with Brig Elizabeth Watts1859, undated
9Howard, et. al., vs. Owners of steamship Saxon, re: collision with schooner Adriatic1862-1863, undated
10Libel and counter libel re: collision between steamship William Jenkins and schooner C. W. Dyer1855-1856
SERIES III. Cases Involving Interdiction Under The Non-Importation Acts
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31Lists of 50 vessels seized in the ports of Boston, New Bedford, Edgartown, and Newburyport in violation of the Non-Importation Actsundated
2Petition to the U.S. Court of Claims to recover part of duties paid by the Concordia1835
3Petition of McCulloch to the U.S. Court of Claims1856-1859, undated
4Petition of Brett to the U.S. Court of Claims1857
5Claim of McLane to the U.S. Court of Claimsundated
SERIES IV. Cases Involving Breach of Contracts
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36Papers regarding a suit: S. E. Spring, et. al., vs. T. H. Haskell, et.al., for recovery of the proceeds from a cargo of lumber carried by the brig Boston1856-1861, undated
7Papers regarding a suit: S. E. Spring, et. al., vs. T. H. Haskell, et.al., for recovery of the proceeds from a cargo of lumber carried by the brig Boston1856-1861, undated
8Young and Hart vs. Grimes re: breach of charter contract1863-1864, undated
9Knight vs. Cargo of brig Salem re: failure to pay charter fees1856-1858, undated
10Papers regarding suit: George T. Lyman and Charles Wells Cook, dba Revely & Co., of Penang, vs. Henry Wenzell, owner of the ship Troy, for breach of contract1861-1863
SERIES V. Cases Involving Contested Cargo
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311Demand of Priestley against bark Abagun1853
12Sears vs. Merchant's & Miner's Transportation Co.1858-1860, undated
13Moore vs. Merchant's & Miner's Transportation Co. and others1857-1860, undated
41Austin vs. the Collector of the Port of Boston1852-1857, undated
2Treadwell & Norton to P. W. Chandler1856
SERIES VI. Cases Involving Insurance
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43Attachment of ship Enterprise of Nantucket1855-1859, undated
4Claim for partial loss of Ship Golden Eagle1859-1860
5Noxon vs. DeWolfe, et. al.1852-1859, undated
6Noxon vs. DeWolfe, et. al.1852-1859, undated
7Noxon vs. DeWolfe, et. al.1852-1859, undated
8Williams & Barnes vs. Continental Insurance Co.1856-1857, undated
9Osgood, et. al., vs. Hope Insurance Co.1855-1857, undated
SERIES VII. Cases Involving Probate
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410Papers regarding the estate of William Potter of Brunswick, Maine1829-1858, undated
11Papers regarding the estate of William Potter of Brunswick, Maine1829-1858, undated
12Papers regarding the estate of William Potter of Brunswick, Maine1829-1858, undated
SERIES VIII. Case Involving the Contested Ownership of a Vessel
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51Papers regarding a suit: James A. Potter and his assignee, Nathaniel F. Potter, vs. Francis O. Irish, Deputy Sheriff of Suffolk County, concerning the release of the bark Otis J. Chaffee impounded at Boston1851-1858, undated
2Papers regarding a suit: James A. Potter and his assignee, Nathaniel F. Potter, vs. Francis O. Irish, Deputy Sheriff of Suffolk County, concerning the release of the bark Otis J. Chaffee impounded at Boston1851-1858, undated
3Papers regarding a suit: James A. Potter and his assignee, Nathaniel F. Potter, vs. Francis O. Irish, Deputy Sheriff of Suffolk County, concerning the release of the bark Otis J. Chaffee impounded at Boston1851-1858, undated
4Papers regarding a suit: James A. Potter and his assignee, Nathaniel F. Potter, vs. Francis O. Irish, Deputy Sheriff of Suffolk County, concerning the release of the bark Otis J. Chaffee impounded at Boston1851-1858, undated
SERIES IX. Case Involving a Contested Lease
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55Papers regarding a dispute between C. T. & H. D. Gardiner and Donald McKay concerning McKay's desire to be released from a lease obligation1856, undated
SERIES X. Case Involving the Transfer of Patent Rights
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56Papers related to the sale and disposition of the patent rights of Jesse Reed of Mansfield, Massachusetts, inventor of a ship's steering mechanism, to Caleb Reed of Boston, and the administrator of Caleb Reed's estate, William Hunt1852-1858, undated
SERIES XI. Case Involving A Paternity Suit
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57Papers regarding the paternity suit of James Soule against his wife, Mary Elizabeth Fuller Soule, claiming the child she delivered 8 August 1863 could not possibly be his1863, undated
SERIES XII. Case Involving the Abuse of a Seaman
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58Papers regarding a suit by William Wilson, mariner, against Otto Hinkley, mate of the bark Prescott, for physical abuse during a voyage1858
SERIES XIII. Miscellaneous Papers
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59Bill/receipt for dory purchased by the Schooner Annie Maria from Winsor & Whitney1860
10Papers related to the Boston & Southern Steamship Co.1861
11Account of Charles Bright and the brig Poconocket1847
12Letters of Norton and Torey re: buoys in Buzzards Bay1857
13Miscellaneous legal papers1857-1866, undated
14Miscellaneous personal papers1856-1859, 1908, undated
15Samuel Crane's refutation of Elisha Loring1854
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