Enderby, history of whaling

Scope and Content

  • MS 651/2/1-2;MJ Southern Whale Fishery from 1775 [Annual statistical summary, 1775-1790] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel collated a history of whaling in the Southern oceans for a fifteen year period, 1775-1790. The information given in these summary's covers yearly premiums and analysing activities under the headings of ships, masters, tonnage, owners, whale oil, sperm oil, amount of voyages. Charles sometimes records the he destinations of the vessels.



Alternative Form Available

This is a copy.

Location of Originals

Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1982)