Collectie - William Pickering collection

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William Pickering collection

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  • Variations in title: Also known as William Pickering Account Books
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  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1695-1718) (Vervaardig)
    Pickering, William

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William Pickering (1671-1720) was a Salem shipmaster and merchant in the fishery and coasting trades of New England in the first quarter of the eighteenth century. He owned several vessels and employed them hawking merchandise in the Chesapeake colonies and Newfoundland as well as fishing on the offshore banks of Nova Scotia.

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Collection consists of microfilmed account books of William Pickering that document the voyages of his two fishing sloops, Speedwell and Content, as well as his dealings with mariners, fishermen, and the tradesmen of Salem's waterfront. The collection also includes a description of the peddling activities of the brigantine Hope in fishing settlements from Ferryland to Bonavista, Newfoundland.


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Purchased from the Essex Institute, 1989.


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  • Engels

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Original material held at the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts.

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Copyright is held by the Essex Institute. The ledger may not be duplicated or quoted without written permission from the Essex Institute.


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Created - April 30, 2013

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