Ships and Shipping
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A. J. A. R. reminiscence
Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.
A. J. A. R. reminiscence
Bill sent to Elijah Thomas (Salt Lake Mail Company)
Handwritten bill of $437.84 for food and dry goods delivered between March 22 and July 9, 1857 to various agents. Payment was received 1859 August 10.
Enterprise (Steamship) accounting log
Handwritten accounting log of the "Steamer Enterprise." The log gives account of the cargo carried by the Enterprise on several trips as well as the estimated worth of the items.
Captain George Cannon ship's journal
Contains a log book of the ship Iris, a slave ship in the late 18th early 19th centuries. The daily entries of the voyage of the ship Iris include daily entries detailing the weather, daily tasks onboard the ship, and observations made.
Proclamation of D. Bernardo de Galvez
Printed and handwritten proclamation. The item announces the opening and closing of the registers of funds for the San Felipe, a ship of the "Royal Armada," sailing for Spain.
James Rodick papers
Handwritten and printed receipts, a newspaper clipping, certificates, and a letter received by Rodick. The materials relate to Rodick's various journeys and cargo loads on the Rachel Ann.
James Scamman business papers
Incoming letters, real estate documents, and an invoice, primarily relating to business activities of James and Nathaniel Scamman, merchants operating in the vicinity of Saco, Massachusetts (subsequently Maine). Most letters were written from Boston. Authors include Nathan Frazier, Hy Brown, John Short, and Thomas Hill. Contains nine original eighteenth-century documents, plus a photocopy and typescript of each. Also includes an unidentified photograph, taken in the twentieth century.
Miguel la Grua Talamanca decree
Printed and signed decree in Spanish. The document establishes the opening of the port of San Blas (Mexico) for commerce with Peru, Santa Fe (Columbia), Guatemala, and New Spain.
United Aerial Survey photograph of Consolidated Western Steel Division
Color aerial photograph of the Consolidated Western Steel Division of United States Steel Corporation plant in Provo, Utah. The photograph dates approximately 1960.