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Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875) Papers

Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875) Papers

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ALLEN H. KNOWLES (1814-1875) PAPERS, 1859-1874





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:Knowles, Allen H., 1814-1875
Title:Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875) Papers
Dates:1859/1874
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:This collection consists of records relating to various ships and includes accounts current, crew accounts, telegrams, an insurance policy and a passport.
Collection Number:MH 137

Series List


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of records relating to various ships and includes accounts current, crew accounts, telegrams, an insurance policy and a passport. Folder number five, Expounder (Ship), contains an account current with mentions of the Joseph Holmes (Ship) and folder number six, Joseph Holmes (Ship),contains an account current which mentions an insurance purchase for a voyage on the Expounder (Ship). Included also are two volumes that record the accounts current, disbursements, invoices, crew accounts, and sales of four ships. The entries in the volumes are entered chronologically by ship.


Biographical Sketch

Allen H. Knowleswas born 1814 in Eastham Massachusetts to Winslow Lewis Knowles and Sarah Hinckley. He was the captain of several ships including the Agenor, Belle Creole, Chariot of Fame, Puritan, and Western Star. He married Caroline M. Doane in 1849 and died in 1874.


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.

Knowles, Allen H.
Sears, J. Henry
Agenor (Ship)
Belle Creole (Ship)
Chariot of Fame (Ship)
Cornelia (Bark)
Expounder (Ship)
Joseph Holmes (Ship)
Ship captains
Shipping
Boston (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

Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875) Papers, MH 137, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

Gift of Allen H. Knowles & Mary K. Everett in 1946 (acc #11,650).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Laina Finney, June 2012.


Related Material

Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch Ancestry.com. Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database online]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.


Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.


Ancestry.com. Web: Massachusetts, Find A Grave Index, 1620-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.


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