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2356 Unusual Letter to Whaling Merchant

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Rare whaling letter with most unusual content. Addressed to whaling merchant I.H. Bartlett in New Bedford, the writer, Chas. Wyman is seeking to go on a whaling voyage and is asking what he must pay to secure a position. Dated Sept. 27th, 1854. Ink is very light but readable.

Together with a second letter to Bartlett from Robison & Hyde, dated March 9th, 1848 relating to payment of an invoice and inquiring about sale of empty casks. Stampless cover postmarked Portland.

2356 Rare Whaling Letter
Item# 2356

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