Ship’s papers for the Bark Sarah L. Bryant on coasting voyages out of Castine, Me. with mention of Havana, Cuba as one possible destination. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by William Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808, and Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; later known as Witherle and Company, 1855-1875], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. Papers include bills of lading and shipping invoices documenting shipments of salt, cod, hake, herring, and mackerel. [From Series V of the Witherle Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]
Gift of Miss Amy Witherle, .
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Witherle and Company, "Ship’s Papers, Bark Sarah L. Bryant, 1847-1848" (1847). History of Maine Fisheries. 34.
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