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Square-riggers on schedule; the New York sailing packets to England, France, and the cotton ports

by
Robert Greenhalgh Albion

Reproduced 2001 with permission of the publisher, Princeton University Press

© 1938 (renewed 1966) Princeton University Press

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CONTENTS

PREFACE

vii I. BACKGROUND FOR THE BLACK BALL I II. THE ATLANTIC SHUTTLE 20 III. ENSLAVING THE COTTON PORTS 49 IV. TOUGH SHIPS 77 V. COUNTING HOUSE CONTROL 106 VI. TOUGH MEN 140 VII. "THIRTY-SIX DAYS FROM LIVERPOOL" 174 VIII. MISADVENTURES 202 IX. "THIRTY GUINEAS, WINES INCLUDED" 229 X. CANVAS VERSUS STEAM 253

APPENDICES

I. GROWTH OF NEW YORK PACKET SERVICE 274 II. INDIVIDUAL PACKET RECORDS, 1818-1858 275 III. INDIVIDUAL PACKET RECORDS-LATER SHIPS 296 IV. INDIVIDUAL PACKETS, FURTHER DETAILS-NEW TONNAGE, DRAFT, ETC. 298 V. EX-PACKETS IN WHALING SERVICE 300 VI. MAJOR AND MINOR PACKET LINES, 1836 302 VII. PACKET FREIGHT RATES, 1836 304 VIII. PACKET CARGOES-NEW YORK TO LIVERPOOL, 1818-1819, 1835 307 IX. COASTAL PACKET CARGOES-NORTHBOUND, 1835 309 X. PACKET OWNERSHIP-PROPORTIONAL SHARES 313 XI. LENGTH OF PACKET PASSAGES TO NEW YORK- GENERAL AVERAGES 317 Contents XII. WESTBOUND OCEAN PASSAGES-LENGTH DISTRIBUTION 318 XIII. WESTBOUND OCEAN PASSAGES-LENGTH DISTRIBUTION, INDIVIDUAL SHIPS 320 XIV. BLACK BALL PASSAGES, 1818-1827; EASTBOUND AND MONTHLY AVERAGES 322 XV. NORTHBOUND COASTAL PASSAGES-LENGTH DISTRIBUTION 324 XVI. NORTHBOUND COASTAL PASSAGES-MONTHLY AVERAGES 325 XVII. PACKET BUILDERS AND PLACES OF BUILDING 326 XVIII. PACKET CREW LISTS 328 XIX. PACKET CREW CASUALTIES 330 XX. PACKET CAPTAINS-BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 331

BIBLIOGRAPHY

347

INDEX

357
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