December 6, 2004, (unprocessed) 0.25 cubic feet; Private journals (October 1860 - July 1878) of Benjamin Thompson, master of the brigs PROGRESSIVE AGE and T. A. DARRELL, and the ships SPORTSMAN, and HARRISBURG (v. 1, 1860-1865), commander of the ship COLUMBIA (v. 2, 1865-1870), master of the ship PERUVIAN (v. 3, 1870-1872), and captain of the clipper ship GREAT ADMIRAL (v. 4, 1874-1878), illustrating his career aboard sailing ships trading between England, the east and west coasts of America, and Manila and including highly detailed and dramatic accounts of shipboard life and commercial operations. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Tenpound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA
Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Tenpound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA
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Benjamin Thompson Papers (#1019), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, March 28, 2008