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Walden, Daniel, 1814-1889
Daniel Walden (1814-1889)
0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Daniel Walden papers
consist of 10 volumes of logbooks and letter books of this Lynn, Massachusetts, sea
SERIES I. Logbooks SERIES II. Letter Books and Account Book
Scope and Content Note
The Daniel Walden papers consist of 10 volumes of logbooks and letter books of this
Lynn, Massachusetts, sea captain. The volume in Box 1, folder 1 also contains part
of a cyphering book, a mathematical teaching tool. The volumes are arranged in
chronological order. The account book contains accounts for the Tuskar (Brig), Brothers
(Brig) and Roebuck (Ship).
Daniel Walden was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on August
30, 1814, to Daniel and Mary Ann Walden. He became a ship captain and sailed around
the world for many years. In 1840 he married Harriet H. Smith and they had one son,
George Elbridge (born 1844). After retiring from the sea, he became a clerk and
superintendent of the Lynn (Mass.) Water Works. He died in Lynn, Massachusetts, on
February 7, 1889.
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Adeline and Eliza (Bark)
Emily Taylor (Ship)
Flying Eagle (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