Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

								Contract to employ Captain Fassenden Chase to sail the General Butler to Melbourne by [Victoria; Shipping]
	 - 1865
		 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 21070)

Contract to employ Captain Fassenden Chase to sail the General Butler to Melbourne

Click for full-size.

Contract to employ Captain Fassenden Chase to sail the General Butler to Melbourne

by [Victoria; Shipping]

  • Used
  • fine
Condition
Fine
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Garrison, New York
Item Price
$275.00
Or just $250.00 with a
Bibliophiles club membership
$7.00 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 7 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

London: Houlder Brothers & Co., 1865. Fine. A standard form entitled "Charter-Party" with manuscript additions and exclusions dated November 30, 1865 between Houlder Brothers & Co. Line of Clipper Packets and Captain Fassenden Chase to sail the freighter vessel General Butler to Port Phillip, Australia from London. Specifies in handwriting "Ship not to come under Passenger Act." and '... the use and hire of the said Vessel, in respect of the said Voyage, is hereby agreed to be at the sum of Three thousand one hundred fifty seven Pounds...' Houlder Brothers & Co. as a shipping line was formed in 1856 and operated until 1987. Captain Fassenden Chase [1829-1914] was from a mariner family dating back to 1639 and started his own seaman career in 1846. He saw action in the Civil War; and captained the General Butler from 1865 to 1872. His voyages took him to Melbourne, Callao, Guanape, Chincha Islands, Antwerp, Queenstown and Cardiff. Chase handled trade primarily in guano and cotton during his command of ship General Butler. Beige paper, 9 5/8x 13 5/8", with purple duty stamp at bottom right (six pence), 1 vertical, 3 horizontal original fold lines, some pencil markings on text, very clean and bright.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log-in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

bookseller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
21070
Title
Contract to employ Captain Fassenden Chase to sail the General Butler to Melbourne
Author
[Victoria; Shipping]
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Houlder Brothers & Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1865
Bookseller catalogs
VICTORIA; AUSTRALIA; SIGNED;

Terms of Sale

Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 10 days after delivery if an item arrives mis-described or damaged.

About the Seller

Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2009
Garrison, New York
Ask Seller a Question

About Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

Booksellers for over 40 years, members of prominent trade associations (ABAA, ILAB, ANZAAB, IMCOS, ANZMS, PBFA). We are located at Garrison NY, a stone's throw from the Metro North Hudson line train, just over 1 hr. from NYC on the banks of the Hudson River. Books, maps, prints & ephemera bought & sold.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-