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Title Log of the Leander
Reference Log 940
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Aug 1827 - Jul 1829
Author / Creator Haskell, Nehemiah
Description The officer’s journal and abstract of the brig Leander details a voyage from Salem to the Mediterranean and China. Home port was Salem; owner was J Peabody; master was Nathan Smith; log keeper was Nehemiah Haskell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, and location as well as sightings of ships, fish, or birds. It also includes accounts of British conflicts with Turkish, Greek, and Egyptian fleets. Bound with the Paragon, Phoenix, Eagle, Friendship, and Talent.
Document Type Logbook, Manuscript
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords ship, voyage, sea, seafaring, crew, sailor, sailor's life, captain, officer, vessel, weather, latitude, longitude, navigation, cargo, freight, goods, culture, customs, indigenous people, flora and fauna, animals, supplies, war
Countries USA; China
Ports Salem, USA
Ships Leander
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Peabody Essex Museum catalogue.
Copyright Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum