Author:W. HENNEY

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1922 & 1923 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARIES OF ACTIVITIES OF A DECKHAND AND DOCK WORKER DELIVERING, PROCESSING, OFF LOADING ALL MANNER OF CARGO INCLUDING 'THE HUDDLED MASSES' POURING INTO AMERICA VIA ELLIS ISLAND AND NEW YORK ALL METICULOUSLY DOCUMENTED

By: W. HENNEY

Price: $4,495.99

Publisher: STATEN ISLAND NEW YORK CITY NY, 1922

Seller ID: 0002068

Condition: Good+


On offer is a fascinating pair [2] of original manuscript ship's logs and relics of America's post World War I flood of immigrants and marine commerce. Dated 1922 and 1923 [entries up to April 17th] handwritten by a deck hand and dockyard worker and likely a manager or supernumerary named "W. Henney" [we believe his first name was William and he was from Staten Island, New York]. The large page-a-day books detail the duties, statistics, cargoes and observations as he worked with, processed and sometimes sailed with, various immigrant ships including the SS LITUANIA, SS LATVIA, SS ESTON... View more info