so reported at Rio Janeiro as follows: February 23, 1810, the brig Pedlar, of Boston, last from Sumatra with a full cargo of pepper, called here and sailed ten days since for Europe.
The brig Pedlar, two hundred and twenty-five tons, was built in 1806 by Thatcher Magoun for Timothy Williams of Boston.
The brig Hope, one hundred and sixty tons, was built at Medford in 1804 at the yard of Thatcher Magoun for Samuel Gray of Salem.
There are several journals of her voyages in the Essex Institt, if unconscious, part in the chain of events that led Napoleon to Moscow and to St. Helena.
Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts
There were a number of Medford ships in the East India trade at this time.
The ship Gulliver, built in 1806 by Thatcher Magoun for Joseph Lee, Jr., of Boston, was one.
The Gulliver is reported February 13, 1810, at the Vineyard as arriving from Calcutta.
Her cargo is not given, but other vessels from that port brought indigo, ginger, and cotton and si