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Title Log of the Mentor
Reference Log 209
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Dec 1824 - Jan 1825
Author / Creator Newell, George
Description The logbook of the ship Mentor details a voyage from the Sandwich Islands to Canton, Lintin, and Whampoa. Home port was Boston; owners were Sturgis, Bryant, Potter, and Suter; master and log keeper was George Newell. Newell left the Mentor to become supercargo aboard the brig Nile. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and port activities. Bound with the Judith Farmer, Rimac, Nile, Pleiades, and Pearl.
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
Countries USA; China
Places Hawaii; Huangpu
Ports Boston, USA; Guangzhou, China
Ships Mentor
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