Sarah Tibbetts to her husband disclosing a family theft, Westport Island, 1895

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee


Sarah Tibbetts (1840-1910) wrote to her husband distraught that their teenage son Eddie stole money. Eddie had accompanied his father, Captain John M. Tibbetts (1841-1926) on previous trips at sea.

Eddie showed the money to two of his brothers, Charles and Will, and told his sister Maud that he earned the money working with his father.

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  • Title: Sarah Tibbetts to her husband disclosing a family theft, Westport Island, 1895
  • Creator: Sarah A Tibbetts
  • Creation Date: 1895
  • Subject Date: 1895
  • Locations:
    • Westport Island, Lincoln County, ME
    • Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.3 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Collection: John M. Tibbetts Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
(207) 882-8477

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