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1 Title:   Hercules (Ship) log book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Hugh  
  Dates:   1784  
The collection consists of a logbook of the ship Hercules during a voyage from Plymouth, Massachusetts to Savannah, Georgia from January 11-March 31, 1784. Probably recorded by Captain Hugh Russell, the log's daily entries note the time of day, the course, the direction of the wind, latitude and longitude, and remarks on weather and various sea life encountered.
  Identifier:   ms1041  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Dolores Artau papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Artau, Dolores Elizabeth, 1905-1990  
  Dates:   1887-1972  
Notable items in the collection include letters to Lazaro Artau, as well as four books related to his time as a ship captain.
  Identifier:   ms4205  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   U.S.S. Western World (Ship) log  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gregory, Samuel B.  
  Dates:   1862-1881  
The collection consists of the logbook of the Union screw steamer Western World from 1862. Daily entries by Samuel B. Gregory regard the weather, crew activities, food, and ship operations. Gregory writes about blockading activities off Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Frederica, St. Simons, and Doboy Sound, Georgia; numerous encounters with Confederate ships and blockade-runners in the North Santee River (S.C.); and raids on several plantations. Three handwritten letters and a bill of sale are laid in the log.
  Identifier:   ms2425  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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