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Daniel Walden (1814-1889) Papers

Daniel Walden (1814-1889) Papers

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DANIEL WALDEN (1814-1889) PAPERS, 1836-1871





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:Walden, Daniel, 1814-1889
Title:Daniel Walden (1814-1889) Papers
Dates:1836/1871
Quantity:0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:The Daniel Walden papers consist of 10 volumes of logbooks and letter books of this Lynn, Massachusetts, sea captain.
Collection Number:MH 227

Series List


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).


Biographical Sketch

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.


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.

Adeline and Eliza (Bark)
Brothers (Brig)
Emily Taylor (Ship)
Flying Eagle (Ship)
Halcyon (Brig)
Hollander (Brig)
Magellan (Ship)
Nashua (Bark)
Osceola (Ship)
Roebuck (Ship)
Tuskar (Brig)
Waverly (Ship)
Wizard (Ship)
Logbooks
Shipping
Weather

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

Daniel Walden (1814-1889) Papers, MH 227, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by Mrs. Laurence B. Leonard on July 28, 1969 (acc #19,043).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tamara Gaydos, August 2016.


Related Material

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.


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