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Prince Ernest (Ship) log

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [B 114] 1
Identifier: B 114

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the log of H. M. packet, Prince Ernest, Falmouth to New York, and Falmouth to St. Thomas. The log includes daily and hourly reports of the weather, as well as a ledger. Dates covered: August 13-December 5, 1800; January 28-May 10, 1801; June 9-September 15, 1801; November 14, 1801-January 7, 1802.


  • 1800 August 13-1802 January 7


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The commander of the Prince Ernest for the described journeys was James Petre.


0.25 linear feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



The collection consist of the log of Her Majesty's packet Prince Ernest.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Guide to the Prince Ernest (Ship) Log
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Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA