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Knowles, Allen H., 1814-1875
Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875)
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of
records relating to various ships and includes accounts current, crew accounts,
telegrams, an insurance policy and a passport.
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.
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.
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
Belle Creole (Ship)
Chariot of Fame (Ship)
Joseph Holmes (Ship)
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
Allen H. Knowles (1814-1875) Papers, MH 137, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum,
Gift of Allen H. Knowles & Mary K. Everett in 1946 (acc #11,650).
Collection processed by Laina Finney, June 2012.
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.