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SERIES I. John Felt (1754-1796) Papers
11Judgment in Danvers land dispute, deed1778, 1783
2Hope (Schooner) papers1793-1794, 1798
8(OS)1Hope (Schooner) charter agreement1793
13Rose (Brig)1794
8(OS)2Greyhound (Schooner) passport1796
SERIES II. John Felt (1764-1802) Papers
8(OS)3Account with Elias Hasket Derby1794
14Brothers (Ketch) papers1795-1797
8(OS)4Brothers (Ketch) papers1796-1800
15Brothers (Ketch) papers1798-1799, undated
6Brothers (Ketch), Little Cherub (Schooner) papers1799-1801, undated
SERIES III. John Felt (1782-1811) Papers
17Letters to his brother, Jonathan Porter Felt1803-1805, undated
9(OS)1Saucy Jack (Schooner) insurance policy1805
SERIES IV. Jonathan Porter Felt (1785-1860) Papers
A. Shipping Papers
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9(OS)2Essex (Ship) insurance policies, letter1802-1803,1811
3Reward (Brig) insurance policies, account book1802-1807
18Reward (Brig) papers1804-1806
9(OS)4Washington (Brig) insurance policies1804-1805
5Pompey (Barque) insurance policy1805
19Pompey (Barque) papers1807, 1809
10Monk (Ship) letters, receiptsJune-December 1809
11Monk (Ship) letters, receiptsJanuary-July 1810, undated
9(OS)6Monk (Ship) accounts, protest, letters1809-1812
8(OS)5Monk (Ship) letter, Italian passport with crew list1810
15(OS)1Monk (Ship) accounts1810
112Monk (Ship) two account books, visa1810-1812
13Monk (Ship) letters, accounts1811-1812
9(OS)7Sophia (Swedish Brig) appointment as supercargo, letters, and accounts 1812-1814
114Sophia (Swedish Brig) account book as supercargo1814
15Sophia (Swedish Brig) papers1814
21Upton (Ship) papers1814, undated
2Sophia (Ship) papers1814-1817
3Sophia (Ship), Betsey (Schooner) account book1814-1816
8(OS)6Sophia (Ship)passport with crew list, accounts, portage bill 1814-1819, undated
24Sophia (Ship) papers1818
5Sophia (Ship) papers1819
9(OS)8Sophia (Ship) papers1819
26Sophia (Ship) papers1819
7Lion (Brig) papers1820-1826
9(OS)9Lion (Brig) protest1825
28Spy (Ship) papers1834
9Derby (Barque) papers1833-1834
9(OS)10Derby (Barque) insurance policy, accounts1833-1836
210Derby (Barque) papers1835-1837, undated
8(OS)7Derby (Barque) cargo manifestundated
211Photostats of legal papers dated, 1815-1855undated
B. Correspondence and Notes
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1. Personal Correspondence
212Family letters1829-1856, undated
13Letters from Jonathan Porter Felt1845-1851
14Letter to Jonathan Porter Felt from wife, Margaretundated
2. Business Correspondence
215Letters to Jonathan Porter Felt1800-1860
9(OS)11Correspondence1819
12Letters to Jonathan Porter Felt1826
31Correspondence with William Brown, B. Benton, et al. regarding gold mining in North Carolina 1823-1830, undated
9(OS)13Correspondence with William Brown, B. Benton, et al. regarding gold mining in North Carolina 1828-1834, undated
14Correspondence regarding legal suits1845-1849
32Correspondence regarding legal suits1845-1851
3Correspondence1846-1858, undated
9(OS)15Correspondence1847
C. Financial
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34Receipts1836-1858
5Account book with Dr. Edward A. Holyoke1853-1854
6Receipts for Alfred Porter, J. M. Porter1860-1861
D. Writings and Studies
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37Journal1800-1818
8Notebook1805-1824
9Miscellaneous shipping papers, notes, clippings1833-1857, undated
15(OS)2"Daily Whig – Extra" newspaper1838
310Navigation notebook entitled "Parallax"1848-1849
11Ancient History notebook1849-1850
12"Catalogue of Stars to be Presented to John Porter Felt by his grandpa Jonathan P. Felt" 1859
13Astronomy study bookundated [circa 1839-1849]
14Writings on Astronomy and Navigationundated
41Ships logs (1785-1820, 1854) (hand-copied)undated
2Writings on Mechanics, Nautical Sciences, and Historyundated
3Writings on history and nature of California Gold Rushundated [circa 1849-1851]
4"Extracts from the Cinq Codes of France… and many other calculations"undated [circa 1847-1850]
5Loose papers from book above ("Extracts…")1849-1855
8(OS)8Track of 1845 comet and printed English harbor charts1845, undated
9(OS)16Navigation toolsundated
17Writings on Navigationundated
46Writings related to Commerce and Privateering in Salemundated
7Salem Marine Society, Book Bundated
8Salem Marine Society Accounts1849-1859
9Genealogy of the Felt/Heussler Familiesundated
10Genealogy of Derby familyundated
11Hand-drawn plot plans and mapsundated
13Vol. 1Felt Family Bible1813
14Vol. 1Felt Family Bible1834
SERIES V. Jonathan Porter Felt, Jr. (1813-1840) Papers
412Bookkeeping course notebook, high school navigation course notebook, journal of a trip to Virginia 1826, 1830, 1839
13Copies of letters from Felt to Stephen C. PhillipsDecember 1834- July 1836
14Copies of letters from Felt to Stephen C. Phillips1838
15Letter to Felt1839
16Appointment of Stephen C. Phillips as administrator of Jonathan Porter Felt Jr.'s estate 1848
SERIES VI. John Felt (1815-1907) Papers
417Correspondence with granddaughter, Marion Felt1902-1904, undated
SERIES VII. John Felt (1815-1907) Papers
A. Shipping Papers
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51Fantee (Bark)1880-1890
2Lingarella (Bark)1881-1882
3Roebuck (Bark)1881-1884
4Palestine (Steamship)1882
5Cora (Brig)1882-1883
6Sea Gull (Bark)1882-1890
7Bavarian (Steamship)1883
8F. I. Merryman (Brig)1883-1884
9Nineveh (Barkentine)1883-1892
10Edward Waite (Schooner)1884
11Emma (Brig)1885
12Eugene Hale (Brig)1885
13South Shore (Schooner)1885
14Edith (Brig)1889
15Rebecca Goddard (Barque)1889
16John J. March (Barkentine)1891
17D. A. Brayton (Barkentine)1891-1895
18Jane Adeline (Brig)1892
19Lucy W. Snow (Brig)1893
B. Personal Correspondence
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61Letter received from Aunt Margaret1855
2Letters regarding gift of flag to Capt. Cogswell1861
C. Business Correspondence
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63Letters received1881
4Letter copy book1881-1887
5Letters received1882
6Letters received1883
7Letters received1884
8Letters received1885
9Letters received1886
10Letters received1887
11Letter copy book1887-1907
12Letters received1888
71Letters received1889
2Letters received from Croix Rouge Française1915-1916
10(OS)Vol. 1Letter copy book1915-1916
11(OS)Vol. 1Letter copy bookNovember 1916- February 1917
Vol. 2Letter copy bookFebruary-May 1917
73Letters received1919-1924
4Genealogy, notes, miscellaneous1922, undated
D. Financial
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75Receipts1881-1883
6Account Sales1883-1889
7Invoice book1884-1887
8Invoice book1884-1891
9Account book1887-1889
10Account book1891-1892
11Account book1892-1894
12Account book1896-1898
13Account book1918-1920
SERIES VIII. Derby Family Papers
A. Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799)
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8(OS)9Three Sisters (Schooner) settlement1754
121Miscellaneous accounts1752-1789, undated
2Portledge bills and shipping papers for Derby ships:1759-1799
Alice (Sloop), Astrea (Ship), Baltuck (Brig), Benjamin (Ship), Cato (Brig), Dolphin (Schooner), Eliza (Ship), Favorite (Pollaca), Grand Sachem (Snow), Henry (Ship), Hunter (Ship), Hope (Schooner), Kate (Schooner), Lexington (Brig), Light Horse (Ship), Maria Theresa (Brig), Nancy (Brig), and Neptune (Brig)
123Portledge bills and shipping papers for Derby ships:1759-1799
Patty (Schooner), Peggy (Schooner), Peggy (Brig), Pembrook (Schooner), Porga (Schooner), Ranger (Brig), Recovery (Ship), Revolt (Brig), Rose (Schooner), Salisbury (Ship), Sally (Sloop), Sully (Schooner), Three Brothers (Schooner), Three Friends (Ketch), Three Sisters (Schooner), Three Sisters (Brig), Yorick (Schooner)
124Deposition, receipts, disbursements, and copy of letter1760-1799
5Miscellaneous papers1761-1861
6Bills of lading for Derby ships1768, 1779, 1782-1789
7"Fishermen's Papers"1788-1789
8Bills of lading for Derby ships1790-1799
9Shipping papers for Pompey (Brig), Diomede (Schooner)1806, 1814
B. Richard Derby (1712-1783)
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1210Business letters and disbursements1750-1770
11Testimony of N. Cushing regarding the Massachusetts (Brigantine) and the Henry and Ann (Brigantine) 1785
8(OS)10Kate (Schooner) Invoice, sales accounts1761, 1766
10Mary (Schooner) fishing accounts1764
C. John Derby (1767-1831)
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1212Receipts and disbursements1809-1810
13Receipts and disbursementsJune 1810- December 1811
9(OS)18Accounts1810
D. Benjamin Pickman (1740-1819)
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1214Receipts1788-1793, 1802-1816, undated
9(OS)19Success (Brig) insurance policy1793
1215"History and complete judicial process of the escape of Monsieur Fauldes" April 1818
15(OS)3Map of Peruvian coast removed from above ("History…")undated
1216Photostat copy of appointment of John Punchard as ensign to Capt. Pickman's company undated
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