VA: ORIGINAL ARCHIVE, 1899. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT ARCHIVE. 14 X 4 1/4 Inch Binder. Item #4090
Very good ledger marked "The Property of C. Kirwan, 1st Officer S.S. Chatham" (leather spine over marbled paper boards), with approximately 150 pages with roughly 66 used. The front end page and page one are detached. Memorandum of Work and Repairs on S.S. Chatham, 1899; Cubic feet of boats and life rafts; 8 pages repairs 1899-1901; passenger list 50 pages with approximately 1500 passenger names in manuscript. Savannah to Baltimore and return. ACCOMPANIED BY: merchant & Miners Transportation Co. Pass, 1918 - issued to Capt. C. Kirwan, Master - Signed by "J.H. Jenkins" president (2 1/2 X 4 Inches). WITH: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company Identification Card, No. 599. C. Kirwan, Captain., S.S. Suwannee, M & M T Co., Signed "C. Kirwan & M.J. Doyle." (2 1/2X 4 1/6 Inches.) WITH: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company. 1918 Pass. Captain Clarence Kerwin, S.S. Howard. On all piers at N News, VA. Issued to and Signed by L.G. Spengler (2 1/2 X 4 Inches.) WITH: U.S. Customs Service. Port of Baltimore. Pass to Piers, Waterfront or Vessel. Issued to and Signed by Surveyor of Customs. Issued to: Clarence Kirwan. With Photograph attached. 3 X 5 Inches. WITH: Phila. Balto. & Wash. R.R. Co., Baltimore Division - P.R.R. 1917 Permit Bearer to Pass Guards at Canto Piers and Elevator. Sgined: "L.C. Frederick." (2 1/2 X 3 13/16 Inches.) WITH: United States Department of Commerce, Steamboat Inspection Service. License to Master of Steam and Motor Vessels. Issued to Clarence Kirwan, Baltimore, Md. 1933. Signed. Printed and manuscript. Includes: Atlantic Coast and Gulf of Mexico and waters surrounding the West Indies First class pilot on Chesapeake Bay and tributaries & c. (8 X 10 5/16 Inches.) . Engraved form with embellishments including vignette of steamship. WITH: TLS. 1915. Merchants and Miners Transportation Co. To Kirwan congratulations for rescuing the crew of the ill fated Steamship Colorado. WITH: TLS. 1916. Department of Commerce. Steamboat Inspection Service, Jacksonville, Florida. To Kirwan, Steamer Suwannee. Charges of damge to reaft and vessel on the St. John's River. WITH: 13 TLS. 3 ALS 2 TL + 8 pieces: Names of wharfs and other docking points (Bell Rock, Three Trees, Sandy Pt. Gloucester Pt.); etc. WITH: Photograph. Ship Suwannee (6 1/2 X 8 1/2 Inches.) - Monunted on stiff board. Some foxing. Edge of board chipped. WITH: Photograph. Ship "T.P.A." Convention, Savannah, Ga., may 17, 1902 (3 7/8 X 5 1/2 Inche mounted on stiff board) - Some foxing. Wilson Photo 14. WITH: Photograph. Ship "T.P.A." Convention, Savannah, Ga., May 17, 1905 (4 5/8 X 6 1/2 Inches.) - Mounted on stiff board. Lightly soiled. Wilson Photo 15. WITH: Photograph.Ship. Wreck of M. & M.T. Co., SS "Chatham" Mouth of St. John's River, FLa. 3/20/10.
A very nice archive overall.