Lot #26
John Tyler

Ship’s papers for a whaling voyage of the Rowena
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Description

Ship’s papers for a whaling voyage of the Rowena

Partly-printed DS as president, signed “J. Tyler,” one page, 20 x 15.5, October 6, 1843. Four-language ship’s papers issued to “Clark Estes master or commander of the Ship called Rowena…lying at present in the port of Fall River…and laden with Provisions Stores and Utensils for a whaling voyage.” Signed in the fourth panel by Tyler and countersigned by interim Secretary of State H. S. Legare. Double-matted and framed with a portrait of Tyler to an overall size of 32.5 x 22. Intersecting folds, two passing through portions of signature, a few creases, and a couple of brushes to text, otherwise fine condition. The white wafer seal is crisp and intact. In its three-year voyage, the Rowena brought back over 3100 barrels of whale oil and 11 tons of bone. Oversized. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph
  • Dates: #436 - Ended September 10, 2014





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