Proceedings of the NHA: Fifty-sixth Annual Meeting1949

Proceedings of the 1949 Annual Meeting


  • Minutes of the Meeting (p. 7)
  • Secretary’s Report (p. 10)
  • Report of Committee on the Old Jail (p. 11)
  • Treasurer’s Report (p. 12)
  • “Incidents in the Seafaring Careers of Capts. George F. and Peter F. Coffin” (p. 14)
  • “A Letter from Nantucket in 1835” (p. 22)
  • “Capt. Owen Spooner” (p. 26)
  • Report of the President (p. 27)
  • “William Mitchell of Nantucket” by Helen E. Wright (p. 33)
  • “An Off-Islander’s Impressions, June, 1781” by Henry J. Cadbury (p. 47)
  • List of Members (p. 51)

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