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Title Log of the Tonquin
Reference Log 2023
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Collection Series Edward Allen Low
Date 30 Mar 1845 - 17 Apr 1846
Author / Creator Henshaw, David
Description Log of voyage from Boston to Canton and Canton to New York under William G Blackler, by passenger David Henshaw. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, lunar observations, shipboard occupations, passengers, deaths, and sightings of ships. Includes abstract and index.
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, death, disease, health, cargo, tea, freight, goods, merchandise, observations, passenger
Countries USA; China; Indonesia
Places Java
Ports Boston, USA; Guangzhou, China; New York, USA
Company Minot and Hooper
Ships Tonquin
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