Incredible collection of 355 documents relating to the New Bedford, MA whaling ship “Bark Petrel”. Dates span from 1866 through 1884. The collection includes purchase & sales records of the ship from various ports, from New Bedford to Cape Town. It also includes many handwritten documents including captain’s letters, etc., etc. One of the most complete collections of whaling related documents ever to come to market.

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