Joshua Benjamin journal  1716-1734
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Volume   1  
Joshua Benjamin journal,  1716-1734 [series]
Pages   2 verso-7 verso  
Crew names and positions, time served on ship, wages, porterage bills all for Brigantine Sarah ’s various voyages,  1724-1730
Pages   8-8 verso  
Crew names and positions, time served on ship, wages, porteridge bills for the Brigantine Young Henry’s various voyages,  1733-1734
Pages   9-9 verso  
Account of Sunday religious services in Spain at the church of San Salvador in the city of Oviedo wherein Joshua recounts the Church abbot’s tale of a priceless oak chest containing religious artifacts, not dated
Pages   10-11  
The ship Lusitania’s voyage from London to Boston, Thomas Holland commander. An account of winds, locations, and conditions of the sea,  1713
Pages   12-19 verso  
Brigantine Dolphin from Boston to Nevis and back, two voyages,  1713-1714
Pages   20-26  
Brigantine Dolphin from Boston to [Faial, Portugal] and back,  1714
Pages   27-29 verso  
Sloop Tryall from Boston to Newfoundland (Terra Nova),  1715 includes observations on the trip and money spent
Page   30  
Record of debts on Brigantine Union’s journey to London
Pages   31-33 verso  
Sloop Tryall on the banks of Newfoundland,  1715
Pages   34-36  
Sloop Tryall from St. Johns to Bilbao,  1715
Page   36 verso  
Memorandum of "Changes Absolutely Necessary for a [Bilbao] Voyage"
Pages   37-38 verso  
Sloop Tryall from Bilbao to Boston,  1716
Pages   39-41 verso  
Brigantine Sea Flower from Boston to Barbados and back,  1716
Pages   42-47  
Sloop Experiment from Boston to Virginia and back,  1716-1717
Pages   48-50 verso  
Sloop Experiment from Boston to Terra Nova and back,  1718
Pages   51-53  
Sloop Experiment from Boston to Maryland and Boston to Virginia, 1718. Includes a mention of a Quaker General Meeting.
Pages   53 verso-55  
Sloop Experiment bearing up for Bermuda and Barbados,  1718
Page   55 verso  
Sloop Experiment landing to the northward, [St. John’s],  1718
Pages   56-57  
Sloop Experiment from Antigua to Boston,  1719
Page   58  
Sloop Endeavor from Boston to Maryland,  1719
Page   58 verso  
Sloop Endeavor from Boston to Virginia,  1719
Pages   59-61  
Sloop Abigail from Boston to Barbados and back,  1721
Page   61 verso  
Memorandum of   July 28, 1721
Pages   62-67 verso  
Brigantine William & Mary from Boston to Jamaica and back,  1721
Pages   68-70 verso  
Brigantine Union from Boston to Barbados and back,  1721-1722
Pages   71-74  
Brigantine Union from Boston to Newfoundland and back,  1722
Pages   74 verso-77 verso  
Brigantine Union from Boston to Carolina and back,  1722-1723
Pages   78-79 verso  
Brigantine Union from Boston to Newfoundland and back,  1723
Pages   80-82  
Brigantine Union from Boston to London,  1723
Pages   83-87 verso  
Ship Samuell from London to Boston,  1723-1724
Pages   88-89 verso  
Sloop Sea Flower from Boston to Newfoundland and back,  1724
Pages   90-90 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Boston to Barbados,  1725
Pages   90 verso-91 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Barbados to Newfoundland,  1725
Pages   91 verso-92  
Brigantine Sarah from Newfoundland to Canfeau, [Nova Scotia],  1725
Pages   92-93  
Brigantine Sarah from Canfo [sic] to Bilbao,  1725
Pages   93 verso-98  
Brigantine Sarah from Bilbao to Boston, joined by a large fleet of brigs and sloops,  1725-1726
Pages   99-104  
Brigantine Sarah back and forth between Boston and Jamaica,  1726
Pages   104 verso-105 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Boston to Bilbao,  1727
Pages   106-107  
Brigantine Sarah from Gijón to London and London to Lisbon,  1728
Pages   107 verso-110  
Brigantine Sarah from Lisbon to Boston,  1728
Pages   110 verso-111  
Brigantine Sarah from Boston to Newfoundland,  1728
Pages   111 verso-112 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Terra Nova to Leghorn,  1728
Pages   113-115 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Leghorn to Smyrna and back,  1729
Pages   116-117 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Gibraltar to Boston,  1729
Pages   118-120 verso  
Brigantine Sarah from Boston to Newfoundland and back,  1730
Pages   121-122  
Brigantine Sarah from Boston to Jamaica, 1730. Includes an account of the Brigantine Sarah's striking of a rock near Bermuda. All crew abandoned ship and took refuge on a nearby Island. They were rescued by a passing sloop within 4 days and taken to South Carolina.
Page   122 verso  
Brigantine Mary from South Carolina to Rhode Island,  1731
Pages   123-124 verso  
Ship John and Cranwell from Boston to London,  1731
Pages   125-126 verso  
Ship Welcome from London to Boston,  1731
Pages   127-128 verso  
Brigantine Young Henry from Boston to Bilbao,  1732
Pages   129-134  
Brigantine Young Henry from St. Martins to Boston,  1732-1733
Pages   134 verso-138 verso  
Brigantine Young Henry back and forth between Boston and Newfoundland,  1733
Pages   139-143 verso  
Brigantine Young Henry from Newfoundland to Leghorn,  1733-1734
Pages   145-146  
Brigantine Young Henry from Leghorn to Ancona,  1734
Pages   147 verso-150 verso  
Ledgers for the Brigantine Sarah and the Young Henry
Page   [151]  
Receipt for sugar signed by John Avery,  1735