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Charter agreement for schooner Betsy

Identifier: Mss 0034-045

Collection Overview

This collection consists of a single charter agreement for the schooner Betsy to travel from Charleston to New Bern to discharge and load cargo by Captain Edmund Palmer. Hanson Rice and William Cannon agreed to pay two hundred and ten dollars for this voyage on January 9, 1822.


  • Creation: 1822


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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1 folder (1 item) : 1 leaf ; 31 cm.


Inventory of the Charter Agreement for Schooner Betsy, 1822
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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