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Title Log of the Mexican
Reference Log 208
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Oct 1824 - Jul 1825
Description The logbook of the brig Mexican details a voyage from Salem to Sumatra and return. Home port was Salem; owners were Joseph and Joseph A Peabody; master was Jonathan Batchelder; log keeper was [William C. Lamb?]. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and sightings of ships. Log does not continue while in port. Includes an illustration of the ship.
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
Places Sumatra
Ports Salem, USA
Ships Mexican
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