Wrecked on the Feejees and Other StoriesFall 1999


  • President’s Letter
    by Dorothy Slover (p. 4)
  • William Cary (1804-1883) — The Loss of the Oeno
    by Joseph Theroux (p. 5)
  • The Book of Books: Bibles in the Collection of the Nantucket Historical Association
    by Betsy Lowenstein (p. 10)
  • Sally Takes the Smallpox
    by Leslie W. Ottinger (p. 14)
  • Nantucket Jetties
    by Matt Byrne (p. 17)
  • Collecting for the Future: A Call for Twentieth-Century Materials (p. 19)
    by Betsy Lowenstein and Aimee E. Newell
  • Book Section — The Admiral’s Academy: Nantucket Island’s Historic Coffin School
    by Margaret Moore Booker; review by Elizabeth Oldham (p. 21)
  • NHA News (p. 22)

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