Series - Cereno J. Kelley and Donald Urquhart documents

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Cereno J. Kelley and Donald Urquhart documents

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  • 1892-1905, 1927-1928 (Creation)

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3.5 cm of textual records.

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The series consists of documents relating to Captain Cereno J. Kelley and Captain Donald Urquhart (later the estate of Donald Urquhart), and their involvement in the sealing industry during the period of the “Modus Vivendi” and later. The series also documents the later involvement of Kelley and the estate of Donald Urquhart in pursuing claims for losses as a result of the “Modus Vivendi” and vessel seizures. Documents include correspondence, notes and drafts, proof of vessel ownership papers, agreements and accounts of crew for Urquhart’s schooners, and an account journal for the Urquhart estate.

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Kelley and the estate of Donald Urquhart are claimants in the declarations and memorials found in the subseries “Papers and documents concerning the “modus vivendi” sealing claims...”

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