Document Type

Working Paper

Publication Date

1855

Publisher location

Castine, Maine

Abstract/ Summary

Ship’s papers for the Schr. Martha Burgess out of Castine, Me. detailing fishing voyage to the Grand Banks. Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod and haddock. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. [From Series VI and VII of the Witherle Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]

Provenance

Gift of Miss Amy Witherle, [1959].

Citation ID number

PMM-Witherle-05g

Citation/Publisher Attribution

From the holdings of the Penobscot Marine Museum. Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required. For more information, contact the Penobscot Marine Museum directly at: Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church Street, POB 498, Searsport, Maine 04974, tel: (207) 548-2529, email: library@penobscotmarinemuseum.org, website: http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

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