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Olive Thurlow logbook

Date: 1891 - 1929 | Identifier: 1220.1
Logbook of financial accounts kept by William Hadlock Gooding. Mr. Gooding was the purser for the barkentine (or schooner bark) ship Olive Thurlow. During Gooding's time on the Olive Thurlow, which operated out of Philadelphia, the ship travelled to New York, Boston, Savannah, Washington, D.C., Port Royal, Barbados, Buenos Aires, and Montevideo. Other entries in the logbook refer to the settling of accounts in Boston by Gooding for his time with the bark Grace Deering. The ship's account entries include costs for crew provisions, towing, docking, ship repairs, tonnage dues, stamps, telegrams, and wages for the ship’s captain and crew. Entries are listed in multiple currency forms, including Spanish gold, Argentine gold, and English pounds, shillings, and pence. more...