1842 - 2 Antique New Bedford Whaling Documents - Seamen Protection Documents
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1842 - 2 Antique New Bedford Whaling Documents - Seamen Protection Documents:
These twoantique New Bedford American Seamen "Protection" documents date from1842 and 1844. Each document measures approx. 8 x 13 inches and is signed and sealed by the New Bedford port collector. Any seamansailing out ofthe port of New Bedford would need one of these documents to prove he was an America citizen.Both documents are in very good condition! !