|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Fletcher, Henry Wadsworth|
|Title:||Henry Wadsworth Fletcher collection|
|Abstract:||Correspondence, accounts, bills, receipts, bills of lading, deeds, and account books. Vessels represented include the brig Emma Isadora and barks Emma, Susan Jane, Edward Fletcher, Jennie, and Osmanli. The vessels transported such cargoes as opium, rum, wine, brandy, wool, raisons, figs, olive oil, otto of roses, and general merchandise. The ports frequented most often were Smyrna, Turkey; London, England; Bordeaux and Marseilles, France; Buenos Ayres, Argentina; Puerto Cabello, Venezuela; Providence, R.I. and New York, New York.|
Henry Wadsworth Flectcher was a shipowner and shipmaster of Boston, Massachusetts. He severed as master of the Emma, Emma Isadora, Jennie, and the Susan, after the master was washed overboard and lost.
The first five folders contain papers organized by vessel, followed by folders for personal papers, miscellaneous papers, and account books
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restrictions apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Edward Fletcher (Bark)
Emma Isadora (Brig)
Susan Jane (Bark)
Bills of lading–Massachusetts–Boston
Coll. 32, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
Papers and accounts; 1775-1870.
|1||1||Papers regarding Emma (Brig). Images|
|2||Papers regarding Emma Isadora (Bark). Images|
|3||Papers regarding Susan Jane (Bark). Images|
|4||Papers regarding Edward Fletcher (Bark). Images|
|5||Papers regarding Jennie (Bark). Images|
|6||Personal papers. Images|
|7||Miscellaneous papers. Images|
|8||Account books. Images|