Journals and Logbooks of 19th Century American Sailing Ships

Within the G.W. Blunt White Library of Mystic Seaport is a digital library that contains, inter alia, selected journals and logbooks from a variety of ships. You can peruse the journal of the United States from 1843-45 or the 1815 logbook of the brig James Monroe. Depending on the condition of the original and the penmanship of the author, you can actually glean details of ships’ lives and activities. If you are looking for glimpses into the past, this is definitely worth a look-see.


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