Part of Columbia Rediviva collection
A hand-bound book containing George Barrell’s Journal, 1806, Tho. Davis’ Journal, 1806, and Ship Columbia Papers, 1787-1793. The George Barrell journal records his voyage on the Brig Venus from Boston, Massachusetts to Malaga, Spain. It covers the dates from July 13 to September 14 1806. The Tho. Davis journal records the return voyage on the Schooner Louisiana from Malaga to New York. It covers the dates from September 28, 1806 to November 30, 1806. For both journals a more legible transcription on smaller, lined paper is sown into the binding. The account of stores for the Ship Columbia covers expenditures and use of supplies from June 23, 1792 to May 27, 1793. The accounts include a log of cargo taken onboard in Canton in January, 1793.
Barrell, George Guelphs, 1780-1838