Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) was probably the most illustrious citizen of Westport, well known in his time, and remembered in several books and articles.
The original of the Paul Cuffe family documents resides in the New Bedford Public Library. These were microfilmed many years ago but not digitized. The files listed below (with a Table of Contents), are the digitized versions of all of the original papers and notes.
Also available are dcuments from the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
New Bedford Whaing Museum Documents: Click Here
New Bedford Public Library Documents:
Table of Contents
This table of contents (items 1-1250 below) refers to the compilation at the New Bedford Free Public Library, not to the listing found on this website. We publish it as an indication of the materials that can be found here, rather than the pages on which they can be found. This is the indexing:
This table of contents: