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"No Seas Can Now Divide Us": Captains' Wives, Sister Sailors, and the New England Whale fishery, 1840-1870

Charlotte Coffin Wyer daughter of Asa Coffin and Phebe Morselander Coffin. She was the wife of Captain Samuel Wyer. Credit: Nantucket Historical Association collection. Charlotte was among the Nantucket wives who kept a diary MS220 Log 268, Charlotte Coffin Wyer whaling journal

PDF File Amanda L. Goodheart University of Massachusetts Amherst Doctoral Dissertations. 1344.

No Seas Can Now Divide Us Captains Wives Sister Sailors
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