Size. 1 item.
Date. Jan. 7, 1819.
Summary. Letter written by J. Blackburn, a ship's first officer, to his ship's owners on the occasion of the death of the ship's captain.
Source. Purchase, 1979.
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J. Blackburn Letter,
Stack designation. Misc.
J. Blackburn, a ship's first officer, served under a captain who died in
1818 or 1819. The company owning the ship was based in
This letter details J. Blackburn's involvement with settling his deceased
captain's affairs. It comments on the need to consign the ship to another house
or company. It reports the captain's debts and credits, mentioning an enclosed
copy of his accounts. This copy is not included.