New Bedford, MA: Eben P. Raymond, 1877. First Edition. 4pp, newspaper format, 21.75" x 14.5". Contains: Hannah Arnett's Faith; The Land of the Missing; New Hampshire in the Olden Time; Importations; A Shocking Disaster; The Old Ship Milo; table of Vessels, Masters, Agents, Date of Sailing, Where Bound, Latest Reports on harvests; and ads for local New Bedford suppliers and merchants, some illustrated. Two original folds, sound and clean. Very Good. Item #039592
This weekly newspaper was a vital source of information at the peak of the whaling era. The families of whalers as well as seaport merchants could track the voyages of whaling ships, using this periodical.