Log of the bark Timor, 1849-1852


Log of the bark Timor, 1849-1852


Title: Log of the bark Timor, 1849-1852

Description: Pp.'s 1-233: fairly complete account kept aboard the whaling bark Timor, on a voyage from Sag Harbor, N.Y. to the South Atlantic, 12 October 1849 - 11 October 1852, commanded by Edward Mulford Baker, Captain (pages missing from beginning of voyage, 12 October 1849 to 26 November 1849, last 3 days of voyage missing, last entry 8 October 1852). Includes Ballad "Burning of Schenectady," by Walter Wilie, relating horrors of French and Indian War, written on pp.'s 54-56; last pages, pp. 233-240, contain: poetry; separation notice of Erastus Barnes and Rebecca Conklin (by mutual consent), November 5, 1852, with signatures of said parties and other family members, with expressed desire for separation to be published in unnamed newspaper; poem "On Opening a House of Worship;" final page contains account of crew violence and corresponding punishment onboard the bark Timor.

Creator: Barnes, Erastus;

Subject: Whaling;

Location: East Hampton--Suffolk County--New York;

Contributors: Baker, Edward Mulford, Captain;

Date of Original: 1849-1852

Physical Format: Whaling Logs;

Physical Description: Bound volume; 231 pages.

Type: Text;

Language: eng;

Format of Digital: image/jpeg;

Holding Institution: East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection

Publisher of Digital: East Hampton Library; Long Island Collection

Digital Collection: Digital Long Island

Library Council: Long Island Library Resources Council

Notes: Cataloged as: Log of the bark Timor, of Sag Harbor, N.Y. : Capt. Baker, master; Huntting Cooper, owner; voyage began October 12, 1849. Returned October 11, 1852. / Supposedly kept and written by Erastus Barnes.https://search.livebrary.com/record=b3536386~S77

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File Name: 30625990000226

Repository: New York Heritage Digital Collections

Source: From: Log of the bark Timor, 1849-1852

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