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[MARITIME] [CANADA] [TRADE CARD] Account book containing ms records of various ship voyages from Nova Scotia c. 1851 by Capt. James Cameron; Cargo Captain B. Johnson - from The John Bale Books LLC (SKU: ABAA-VBF-Canada)

[MARITIME] [CANADA] [TRADE CARD] Account book containing ms records of various ship voyages from Nova Scotia c. 1851

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[MARITIME] [CANADA] [TRADE CARD] Account book containing ms records of various ship voyages from Nova Scotia c. 1851: Engraved illustrated Philadelphia trade card label for Riggs Nautical Instruments on cover

by Capt. James Cameron; Cargo Captain B. Johnson

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Manuscript account book recording details of a number of voyages for cargo ships working the Atlantic coast, primarily from Nova Scotia to points south (Phila., Puerto Rico, etc.) , c. 1850's. Largely unresearched , 15 x 10 inches.

Marbled stiff paper covers, stitched, with a large illustrated trade card label on front panel, for William H.C. Riggs., 126 South Front, near Dock, Phila. "Chronometers, Clocks, Watches, Nautical Instruments, Books, Charts, &c." 21 leaves, including a dozen or so blank pages; 1 loose; lacking a few pages; 2 pages covered with N. S. newspaper clippings. Entries in ink and graphite. Columns generally include H/K/H & F [Hours /Knots or Half-Knots & Fathoms]; Course/ Winds and Remarks.

[Circa Feb. 17] Brig. Ada Parves? From Canada to Phila.; Halifax towards Pictou, etc.

[March 4- April 2] Schooner Shey From Ponce Porto Rico Towards Saint Johns Newfoundland. Capt. Hugh Cameron [Cargo Captain B----? Johnson]

[April 12 -20 ] No ship noted; sparse entries in pencil;

[May 13- 19 ] Schooner Shey on voyage from Pictou to NY

[May 21 - 29 ] Return voyage, sparse entries

Page of manuscript poems, including one by James C. Cameron

Sailing down Life's Ebbing Tide

May Our Vessels smoothly glide

And Anchor Side-by-Side

In Heaven

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Title
[MARITIME] [CANADA] [TRADE CARD] Account book containing ms records of various ship voyages from Nova Scotia c. 1851
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Capt. James Cameron; Cargo Captain B. Johnson
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Used
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