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Archive of Willard N. Knowles, New England Merchant Seaman,
1/20/2014 - Discovery Auction
early 20th century archival group consisting of a DS, 1p, 4to, New York, June 1, 1938, Seaman’s Certificate of Identification, from U.S. Department of Commerce with attached photo and thumbprint, PLUS a completed partly printed DS, a folded Citizens Seaman’s Identification Card originating at the Port of Boston, Feb. 21, 1919, with appropriate stamps, photo and thumbprint, PLUS a collection of Customs envelopes, PLUS two real photo postcards of Knowles, one in seaman uniform and second in suit and derby, PLUS studio seated photograph of Knowles in seaman uniform, 5" x 7.5", PLUS studio portrait of Knowles as a younger gentleman, 6" x 8", PLUS turn-of-the-century portrait of young lady identified as Mrs. Lillian Knowles (his wife) on studio mount, 3.25" x 5", PLUS a bound seaman's diary, 3.5" x 6" with entries dated 1911-21 in which Knowles describes his life as Chief Engineer serving aboard several vessels with ports of call including Africa, Cuba, Nova Scotia, and the Panama Canal, AND Knowles' bound diary and accounts for 1926 aboard the tugboat George S. Tice of Port Richmond, Staten Island.

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