1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Whaling ships.

  1. Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869

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


    Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the coastal trade on a ship carrying lumber.