Salt Cod for Silver @ Salem Visitor Center, Boston [7 April]

Salt Cod for Silver


137
07
April
14:00 - 16:00

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Salem Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street, Salem, Massachusetts 01970
«Salt Cod for Silver: Yankees, Basques, and the North Shore's Forgotten Trade» is a mini-symposium presented in partnership with Historic Beverly, Marblehead Museum, and Salem State University Department of History.

This free public event will be held at the Salem Visitor Center at 2 New Liberty Street in Salem, Mass. Seating is limited to the first 200 attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The program will explore the fascinating history of the nearly two-hundred-year-long trading relationship between the New England ports of Salem, Marblehead, and Beverly and the Spanish Basque port of Bilbao.

Participating in the symposium will be Xabier Lamikiz, University of the Basque Country; David Hancock, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and Karen Alexander, University of New Hampshire Gulf of Maine Cod Project. Independent scholar Donald C. Carleton, Jr., will moderate the panel.

Image credits (clockwise from top left): detail, “Portcharges inwards in Bilbao,” 1770, Cabot Family Papers, MSS 161, Box 1, Folder 3, LIBMS0000001. Courtesy of the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; detail, Thomas Morony, «Vista de la Muy Noble Villa de Bilbao,» 1784, image courtesy of the Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco, ©1981/0113; detail, letter, Jose Joachim de Gardoqui to John Lovett, Bilbao, 12 August 1800, courtesy of Historic Beverly; detail, Luis Paret, Vista de El Arenal de Bilbao, c. 1783-1784, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, deposited by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia after transfer in lieu of tax by BBV in 1996, DEP617; detail, bill of exchange drawn by Joseph Gardoqui and Sons of Bilbao on Richard D[e]rby of Salem in favor of Robert Hooper, 1761, courtesy of the Bostonian Society; Ashley Bowen, “…Snow…built at Boston for the Fish Tread [sic] for Bilbo [sic] or any Other fish port,” ink and watercolor sketch, 1739[?], Marblehead Museum, Marblehead, MA
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