3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Seafaring life.

  1. Richard H.M. Settle correspondence and photograph, 1871-1879

    59 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Whaler. Letters and typewritten transcripts of letters written by Settle during three voyages aboard whaling ships from New Bedford, Mass.

  2. James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876

    42 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.

  3. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

    3 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.