New Bedford Whaling Museum. Scrapbook 17
|Citation||'Fall River in the Whale Fishery.' 'Falmouth in the Whale Fishery.' 'Providence in the Whale Fishery of the Past.' 'Somerset in the Whale Fishery.' 'Record of Newport Whaling Ships.' 'Bristol in the Whale Fishery.' New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library, New Bedford, MA, Scrapbook 17. Undated clippings from unidentified newspapers.|
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