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Title Instructions, Invoices and Accounts of Second Voyage in Brig George
Reference MH-20, box 9, folder 5
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Benjamin Shreve Papers (1793-1848)
Collection Series I. Shipping Papers
Date 08 Oct 1811 - 26 Jul 1812
Description Papers and copies of papers relating to a voyage of the George from Salem to southern Europe. It contains instructions, accounts, and letters from the ship, which note the state of the market in Europe and the difficulties caused by war there. The final letters concern the capture of the George by the British.
Document Type Shipping Papers, Business Records, Accounts
Theme(s) Politics, War and Diplomacy; Trade and Commerce
Keywords instructions, order, sailing directions, cargo, sales, money, investment, purchases, goods, letter, fruit, alcohol, invoice, accounts, sundries, merchandise, sugar, pepper, coffee, spices, opium, expenses, merchant, crew, supplies, provisions, certificate, quarantine, health, disease, foreign affairs, market, capture, captivity, battle, war, War of 1812, crew, prison, prisoner, freedom
Countries USA; Portugal; Spain; France; UK; Italy; Malta; Canada
Places Gibraltar; Nova Scotia
Ports Salem, USA; Palermo, Italy; Messina, Italy; Cadiz, Spain
Ships George, Swallow, Emulous
People Benjamin Shreve; Joseph Peabody; Gideon Tucker
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Phillips Library catalogue.
Copyright Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum