|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Middlebrook, Louis F., b. 1866|
|Title:||Collection of Louis F. Middlebrook|
|Abstract:||This collection assembled by L.F. Middlebrook is comprised of port and customs papers, miscellaneous bills, and foreign clearance documents for vessels engaged in the rum and molasses trade from Middletown to the West Indies. Items are organized by vessel name, and ten vessels are represented.|
Louis F. Middlebrook (b. 1866), of Middletown, Connecticut, was a scholar of the maritime history of colonial Connecticut and the early Republic. He was an early member of the Marine Historical Association, now Mystic Seaport Museum.
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.
Olive Branch (Brig)
Sea Nymph (Brig)
Two Brothers (Brig)
Middletown (Conn.)–Commerce–West Indies
Rum industry–West Indies
Coll. 50, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
Ships’ papers; 1812. Top →
|1||1||Brig Adela; Thomas White, master. Images|
|2||Brig Amazon; Justin Saye, master. Images|
|3||Brig Friendship; Hezekiah I. Lee, master. Images|
|4||Brig Greyhound; Elisha Williams, Jr., master. Images|
|5||Brig Lydia; Ira Canfield, master. Images|
|6||Brig Olive Branch; Asa Saye, master; 1812 Apr.|
|7||Brig Olynthus; Jared Arnold, master. Images|
|8||Schooner Ralph; Josiah Pelton, master (includes receipt from Ann (Schooner) for rum. Images|
|9||Brig Sea Nymph; William Sebor, master. Images|
|10||Brig Two Brothers; Justus B. Southworth, master. Images|