|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Title:||Beebe Family Collection|
|Abstract:||Letters, personal accounts, and other papers, of Silas Beebe (1782-1863), shipmaster from Groton, Conn., and other members of the family; together with ship’s papers for the coastal schooner LaGrange, out of Mystic, Conn.|
The Beebe family resided in Groton, Connecticut for several years earning their living in the maritime trades, ice production and farming.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction 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.
Coastwise shipping–Atlantic Coast
Coll. 40, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||1||Description and deed of a “wood lot” in Groton, Connecticut. Images|
|2||Deeds involving Abijah and Silas Beebe. Images|
|3||Deed and map of “Goat Point property”, sold to Silas Beebe. Images|
|4||Agreement; Jedidiah Randall to build a 90 ton vessel for Silas Beebe. Images|
|5||Eliza (Sloop); permission to unload salt at Norfolk, Virginia (Silas Beebe, master). Images|
|6||LaGrange (Schooner); port documentation, freight and passenger lists, bills of lading, etc.. Images|
|7||LaGrange (Schooner); port documentation, freight and passenger lists, bills of lading, etc.. Images|
|8||Petitions relating to Portersville / Noank road. Images|
|9||Letter from Silas Beebe to his father. Images|
|10||“Guage of 22 casks of oil for Capt. Smith”, New York. Images|
|11||Agreements, petitions, reciepts, for new Baptist meeting house in Groton, Connecticut. Images|
|12||Agreements and receipts for work done on stone dam and ice house on Silas Beebe’s land. Images|
|13||Invoice: teas consigned to Beebe brothers on board the Swordfish (Ship). Images|
|14||Quit-claim deed and sale of land involving Wilcox and Alfred Beebe. Images|