Hezekiah Dickens Collection

Manuscripts Collection 33

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Dickens, Hezekiah
Title: Hezekiah Dickens Collection
Dates: 1833-1885
Extent: 326 pieces
Abstract: This is a collection of household bills and receipts, and medical and tax receipts, of Dickens’ family; together with bills, receipts, and settlements, relating to the whaling ships TYBEE and NEWARK.
Identification: Coll. 33

Biography of Hezekiah Dickens

Hezekiah Dickens was a shipowner and shipmaster, of Stonington, Connecticut.

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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscript Division.

Restrictions on Use

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.

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Index Terms

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.


Dickens family.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Newark (Ship)
Tybee (Ship)





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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 33, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.


Collection 1833-1885
Box Folder
1 1 Papers; 1833-1837
2 Papers; 1840-1849
3 Papers; 1851-1859
4 Papers; 1860-1869
5 Papers; 1870-1879
6 Papers; 1880-1886
7 Personal papers; 1830-1885
8 Whaling papers; 1846-1855

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