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William Barter

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Boothbay, Maine

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Papers of Captain William Barter of Boothbay (Me.) for the Schooners Spartan, Henry R., and Challenge. Includes account book for Schr. Challenge that records bait bills for individual crew members and bay fare for vessel; account book for Schr. Henry R. that records fish sold; tax assessment; sales of cod, haddock, hake, halibut and polluck; purchases of supplies, including quantities of salt; and some personal correspondence. One mention of the Bay of Fundy, presumably in reference to fishing grounds.



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