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Account book for the Schr. William and John on a cod fishing voyage out of Castine, Me. to the Bay of Chaleur. Primarily records expenses for individual crew members, including groceries, fishing equipment, sundries, and bait. 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.]
Gift of Miss Amy Witherle, .
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Witherle and Company, "Account Book, Schooner William and John, 1825" (1825). History of Maine Fisheries. 15.
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