Records of the Ship HANOVER

Manuscripts Collection 219

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Hanover (Ship)
Title: Records of the Ship HANOVER
Dates: 1836-1847
Extent: 21 items
Abstract: Business correspondence, logbooks, and other papers, reflecting trading voyages to New Orleans, Louisiana; Le Havre, France; and Liverpool, England. Includes letters from other shipmasters and merchants/agents regarding cargos, markets, etc.
Identification: Coll. 219

History of the Ship HANOVER

The ship HANOVER sailed out of Bath, Maine with James Drummond as master.

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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.


Drummond, James, shipmaster


Le Havre (France)–Description and travel
Liverpool (England)–Description and travel
New Orleans (La.)–Description and travel


International trade
Voyages and travels

Document Types:




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 219, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Index to Personal, Corporate and Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(S) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Baring Brothers & Co. in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
Baring Brothers & Co. 1/1
Batchelder, Timothy (Capt.) 1/1
Bowman, L.P. 1/1
Chatalanot, ? 1/1
Denizart, ? 1/1
Dixon, Joshua 1/1
Drummond, Jacob (Capt.) 1/1
Drummond, William (Capt.) 1/1
Dumas, P.C. 1/1
Gale, ? 1/1
Ganal & Co. 1/1
Given, ? (Capt.) 1/1
HANOVER (Ship) 1/1
Houghton, Levi 1/1
OCTARARA (Ship) 1/1
Owen, Charles (Capt.) 1/1
Owen, Moses (Capt.) 1/1
Pearson, J.S. 1/1
Pearson, Samuel Chase 1/1
Pearson, Simon T. 1/1
Ponti, Francisco 1/1
Pourtales & Co. 1/1
R. Marshall & Co. 1/1
Rainey & Bell 1/1
Reed, James 1/1
Reid, T.M. (Capt.) 1/1
Richardson, ? 1/1
Rogers, John 1/1
S.&J.P. Whitney 1/1
Smith, ? (Capt.) 1/1
Sprague, ? (Capt.) 1/1
Thompson, ? (Capt.) 1/1
Veil & Durand 1/1
Vesey, V.H. 1/1
Whitney, Andrew D. 1/1
Windsor, ? (Capt.) 1/1

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Detailed Description of the Records

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


Papers and logbooks; 1836-1847
Box Folder
1 1 Business correspondence and papers, Ship HANOVER; 1836-1847
1 Logbook, Ship HANOVER; 1838 Dec 24-1839 Nov 19
2 Logbook; Ship HANOVER; 1842 Aug 10-1843 Jun 30

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