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Captains Amasa and Samuel Delano, Jr., papers, 1769-1853.

Author: Amasa Delano; Samuel Delano; Paul Wright; Andrew Wakely
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Correspondence (87 items, 1783-1846), chiefly created by or written to Samuel Delano, Jr.; 14 letters written between the brothers, Amasa and Samuel Delano, Jr. Of special note are the letters written by Amasa Delano during his first circumnavigation of the globe, specifically one dated 1792 to George Partridge. Many of the letters written by Samuel Delano, Jr., especially those to his sons, reflect the religiosity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Logbooks
Ledgers
Daybooks
Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: William Douglas; George Partridge; Lucy Winsor Delano; Henry Toland Delano; Benjamin Franklin Delano; Samuel Delano; Delano family.; Delano family.; George Partridge
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Amasa Delano; Samuel Delano; Paul Wright; Andrew Wakely
OCLC Number: 441343825
Notes: The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society, Drew Archival Library, Duxbury, Mass.
Description: 9 boxes (3 document boxes, 3 flat boxes, 2 oversized boxes, 1 book box)
Other Titles: Christian's new and complete British family Bible.
Bible.

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Correspondence (87 items, 1783-1846), chiefly created by or written to Samuel Delano, Jr.; 14 letters written between the brothers, Amasa and Samuel Delano, Jr. Of special note are the letters written by Amasa Delano during his first circumnavigation of the globe, specifically one dated 1792 to George Partridge. Many of the letters written by Samuel Delano, Jr., especially those to his sons, reflect the religiosity of the Second Great Awakening. The collection also contains 4 log books of Samuel Delano, Jr., including one from the Pilgrim (1803-1805), the vessel used during a sealing expedition to the South Seas. The Pilgrim's voyage is also chronicled in Amasa Delano's autobiographical Voyages (1818). Also of interest is the log book of the brig Grace (1791) on which Samuel Delano, Jr., explored the Pacific Northwest. Passages in this logbook chronicle the death and burial of the Grace's captain William Douglas. There are also shipping related documents belonging to both Amasa and Samuel Delano, Jr., as well as 345 financial papers (1786-1839), books, ledgers, and daybooks, documenting the shipbuilding and shipping businesses of the brothers. Also includes 22 printed or published items, including a copy of Amasa Delano's A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres (1817) . Also of note are 3 pages from Reverend Wright's Complete British Family Bible (1792), The Mariner's Compass Rectified (1763), and other early 19th century works. Correspondents of Samuel Delano, Jr., include his wife, Lucy (Winsor) Delano and sons Henry T. Delano, Benjamin Franklin Delano, and Samuel Delano III.

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