13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ship's papers.

  1. Black history collection, 1623-2008

    1,215 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

  2. British Royal Navy logbooks, 1808-1840

    225 items ; 207 containers plus 1 oversize ; 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Logbooks and several related items documenting the movements and activities of British naval vessels on the African Station and the West Indies Station (after 1818 the North America and West Indies Station).

  3. Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    100 items ; 7 containers ; 2.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, receipt and account books, log of the Erie (sloop of war), medical recipe book, order book of the Dolphin (ship), and other papers relating chiefly to matters of business and the estates of various members of the Physick family, including Edmund Physick (1726?-1804), Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), Henry White Physick, Abigail (Syng) Physick, and...

  4. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  5. Clapp family papers, 1789-1935

    3,800 items ; 18 containers plus 5 oversize ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant family of Maine. Correspondence, estate and business papers, and genealogical material relating primarily to the family's shipping and commercial activities and to the handling of the Clapp family estate. Includes genealogical records of the Clapp, Dearborn, Lee, and Woodbury families, and several letters between Henry Dearborn and his wife, Sarah Bowdoin Dearborn.

  6. Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    4,400 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

  7. A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    46,000 items ; 148 containers plus 3 oversize ; 73.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

  8. George W. Mixter papers, 1855-1946

    45 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Navigation researcher and consulting engineer. Correspondence, writings, notes, lectures, ship’s papers, problem sets, calculations, maps, and other papers chiefly relating to Mixter’s contributions to the study of navigation.

  9. Joseph Ingraham journal, 1790-1792

    4 items ; 4 containers ; 0.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Navigator, trader, and explorer. Ingraham's account of the voyage of the brigantine Hope from Boston to the Falkland Islands, Cape Horn (Chile), Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), the Northwest Coast of North America, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and China, including commercial trade, especially the fur trade, with China.

  10. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Chiefly two letterpress books kept by Weaver while commanding the Brooklyn, a United States Navy sloop of war during its service with the South Atlantic Squadron from 1882 to 1884.