New Bedford, MA: Eben P. Raymond, 1877. First Edition. 4pp, newspaper format, 21.75" x 14.5". Contains: Confession of A Thief; A Yorkshire Schoolmaster; Review of the Whale Fishery for 1876; 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 #039593
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.