Savannah (Ga.). District and Port
Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zvfk
Table of Contents
|Title:||Savannah (Ga.). District and Port records, 1861|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 226|
|Extent:||.25 linear ft. (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Manifests of ships' cargo brought into the port of Savannah, Georgia (through the Savannah Customs House and/or Collector and/or Port Inspector) during the months of March through November, 1861.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
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[after identification of item(s)], Savannah (Ga.). District and Port records, 1861, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of manifests of ships' cargo brought into the port of Savannah, Georgia (through the Savannah Customs House and/or Collector and/or Port Inspector) during the months of March through November, 1861. Represented are Southern and British businesses. Several documents contain engravings of ships. There is one non-1861 item (1855) that is a document allowing a female slave, Sarah Walthur, age 44, to be transported aboard ship into the port of Savannah from New York.
- Ships--Confederate States of America--History.
- Ships--Great Britain.
- Ships--Pictorial works.
- Slaves--United States--History--19th century.
- Savannah (Ga.)--History--19th century.
- Southern States--Economic conditions--19th century.
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.