Records of the Schooner Daniel Webster

Manuscripts Collection 117

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Daniel Webster (Schooner)
Title: Records of the Schooner DANIEL WEBSTER
Dates: 1870-1879
Extent: ca 200 pieces
Abstract: The collection includes bills, freight lists, expense records, and accounts with firms in New London and Mystic Bridge, Connecticut; area, New York, N.Y., and Providence, Rhode Island.
Identification: Coll. 117

History of the Schooner DANIEL WEBSTER

The schooner DANIEL WEBSTER was built in 1838 near Poughkeepsie, New York, and was owned in the 1870’s by Lawrence & Co., of New London, Connecticut.

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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

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.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Lawrence & Co. (New London, Conn.)


Shipping–Connecticut–New London
Shipping–New York (State)–New York
Shipping–Rhode Island–Providence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 117, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

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


Accounts 1870-1879
Box Folder
1 1 Accounts: primarily bills and receipts with New London/Mystic area business, ship accounts also present; 1870-1873 48 pieces
2 Accounts: ship’s accounts, receipts for payment of towing charges, etc. 1874-1876 78 pieces
3 Accounts: receipts, charges, etc. from various businesses in New York, Providence, and New Jersey; 1877 49 pieces
4 Accounts: bills and receipts for materials, outfitting, repairs, etc. 1878-1879 42 pieces

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