Source: Account of the Ship Essex Sinking, 1819-1821. Holograph ms. in the Thomas Nickerson Collection, 1819-1876, Folder 1. Nantucket, Massachusetts: Nantucket Historical Society.
2000 “Nickerson's ‘Desultory Sketches.’ ” Reprint of ca. 1876 ms. in The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale: First-Person Accounts. Nathaniel & Thomas Philbrick, editors. New York: Penguin Books.
See also Chase.