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From: "Bruce L. Nicholson" <>
Subject: Re: [LDR] This Was Chesapeake Bay
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 13:51:33 -0400
I did not realize that the stories in the book were weighted towards Baltimore.
Are there any Shackelford entries. Specifically, Captain Lewis Shackelford
or his son, Captain James Madison Shackelford of Baltimore?
At 01:12 PM 10/17/2004, you wrote:
> This Was Chesapeake Bay presents a SAMPLING of life on the Chesapeake
> Bay, with a particular emphasis on the days of working sail on the Bay,
> particularly from the latter 1800s through the mid-1900s. The book's
> coverage is not intended to be comprehensive as to people, ships, etc.,
> but does provide a good feel of life on the Bay in an earlier era, and in
> limited instances, provides interesting secondary genealogical
> information. The author, Robert H. Burgess, grew up in the Baltimore
> area, and so the stories seem to be weighted somewhat toward activity in
> Baltimore. Later, Burgess became the Curator of Exhibits at The Mariners
> Museum in Newport News.
> Unfortunately, I don't see the HASTINGS, BENNETT, COLLINS, or WALSTON
> names in the book's index.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: M. Hendrix
> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 12:26 AM
> Subject: Re: [LDR] This Was Chesapeake Bay
> I guess I was 'behind the door' when the information was passed out on
> 'This Was Chesapeake Bay'. Could we reprise what data it contains - time
> period, what area - Upper Bay, Eastern and Western Shores?
> Are there HASTINGS, BENNETT, COLLINS, WALSTONS in its pages?
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