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Collection Number: 04679-z

Collection Title: Frank T. Howard Fishing Record, 1890-1891

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Abstract Fishing record and register of the charter steam yacht Judy, owned by Frank T. Howard of New Orleans, La. The book is inscribed, "Compliments of Yours Truly, Geo. H. Dunbar, July 1890." Entries, which cover about 30 pages of the volume, document cruises between June and October 1890, showing destination, what was caught and by whom, tides and winds, and bait used. Some entries include miscellaneous remarks on passengers and weather conditions. Also included is a summary of catches from the 16 cruises undertaken during the summer of 1890. In the back of the volume, there are also lists of passengers on a few pleasure cruises from New Orleans to various locations in 1890 and 1891.
Creator Howard, Frank T.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Frank T. Howard Fishing Record #4679-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Sue Hyams of New Orleans, La., in September 1993 (Acc. 93136).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Fishing record and register of the charter steam yacht Judy, owned by Frank T. Howard of New Orleans, La. The book is inscribed, "Compliments of Yours Truly, Geo. H. Dunbar, July 1890." Entries, which cover about 30 pages of the volume, document cruises between June and October 1890, showing destination, what was caught and by whom, tides and winds, and bait used. Some entries include miscellaneous remarks on passengers and weather conditions. Also included is a summary of catches from the 16 cruises undertaken during the summer of 1890. In the back of the volume, there are also lists of passengers on a few pleasure cruises from New Orleans to various locations in 1890 and 1891.

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