|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Palmer, Charles E., 1847-1913|
|Title:||Collection of Charles E. Palmer|
|Abstract:||The collection includes diaries, bills, documents, ledgers, checkbooks, and account books, relating to Palmer’s oystering activities. Also included is a logbook (1897) for the oyster steamer ITHIEL, of which Palmer was master.|
Charles E. Palmer (1847-1913) was an oyster fisherman in Riverside, Connecticut.
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.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
Riverside (Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.)
Fishers–Connecticut–Riverside (Greenwich, Fairfield County)
Coll. 149, 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||Bills, receipts, letters, documents, memo, etc., relative to the oystering activities of Charles E. Palmer; 1869-1912 (40 pieces )|
|2||Oystering grounds applications, New Haven/Bridgeport area; 1901 (10 pieces )|
|3||Shipping tags and business cards (9 pieces )|
|2||1||Account book: Stamford National Bank with Charles E. Palmer; 1880-1892|
|2||Check book: Charles E. Palmer; 1892-1898|
|3||16 checkbooks: Charles E. Palmer; 1896-1908|
|4||7 checkbooks: Stamford National Bank; 1884-1913|
|1||Logbook: Steamer ITHIEL; Charles E. Palmer, master; 1901|
|2||Diary: Charles E. Palmer; 1882|
|3||Diary: Charles E. Palmer; 1883|
|4||Account book: Charles & George Palmer (cost of building sloop CLARA A. PALMER); 1871-1873|
|5||Memo and account book; 1875-1880|
|6||Ledger: Charles E. Palmer & Sons; 1894-1901|
|7||Ledger: Charles E. Palmer & Sons; 1901-1913|