Daniel Sackett Moore Papers

Manuscripts Collection 144

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Moore, Daniel Sackett
Title: Daniel Sackett Moore Papers
Dates: 1787-1803
Extent: 7 volumes
Abstract: The collection contains logbooks, cargo books, and disbursements records for the ships BESTSEY, MARY, TRUMBULL, AND CERES, which cover trading voyages from New York and other East Coast ports to various ports in Europe, the West Indies, and Asia.
Identification: Coll. 144

Biography of Daniel Sackett Moore

Daniel Sackett Moore was a shipmaster from Long Island, New York, during the late 18th century. He was master of the ships BETSEY, MARY, TRUMBULL, AND CERES.

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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):

Betsey (Ship)
Ceres (Ship)
Mary (Ship : 1799-1800)
Trumbull (Ship)


Asia–Commerce–United States
Europe–Commerce–United States
United States–Commerce–Asia
United States–Commerce–Europe
United States–Commerce–West Indies
West Indies–Commerce–United States


Shipping–Atlantic States
Shipping–New York (State)–New York

Document Types:

Ship’s papers


Shipmasters–New York (State)–Long Island

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 144, 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.

Volumes; 1787-1803
1 Harbor log, Brig SEATON; 1787 Sep-Oct
2 Log, Ship BETSEY; 1793 Jul-1794 Jul
3 Log, Ship BETSEY; 1796 Feb-1797 May
4 Cargo book, Ship BETSEY; 1794 Aug
5 Cargo book, Ship BETSEY (beginning); 1797 Jul 20
6 Disbursements, Ship BETSEY; 1795-1803
7 Log, Ship MARY; Ship TRUMBULL; 1800 Jan-May; 1801 Jul-Aug
8 Log, Ship CERES; 1803 Jan 4-Sep 19

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