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Brigs and Barques: Images and Artworks from the Age of Sail

Letters from George Spicer to his brother-in-law, Levi Atkins, while aboard Glooscap

George Spicer to Levi Atkins; 8 September 1904, New York, 1 page. Experienced seacaptains performed a variety of tasks while in port; here, George Spicer was shopping for family members, managing the mooring and discharging of two other vessels (the Lamberges and the Coral Leaf), and writing home to his brother-in-law with updates on other vessels and men.

Date: 1904

Reference: Spicer Family Nova Scotia Archives 1997-174 volume 018 number 26

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