The New-England Almanac and Farmer’s Friend. For the Year of Our Lord Christ, 1854.
Bolles & Co., ( 1853), New London (CT)
12mo. 32 pp.
This issue of Daboll’s perennially popular almanac contains “List of Ships Belonging to New-London, Stonington, and Mystic, Engaged in the Whale Fishery.” The list gives vessel’s name, master, agent, and date of sailing. It makes an interesting companion and comparison to the 1842 broadside “List of Shipping Owned in New-London October 1st, 1842. Employed in the Whale Fishery &ct.” (See #19, below). A very good copy in original printed wrappers, which contain ads for local firms.