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Savannah (Ga.). District and Port records, 1861

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zvfk


Descriptive Summary

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.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 1938.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Savannah (Ga.). District and Port records, 1861, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Arranged and described at the file level


Collection Description

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.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Slave manifest for Louisa for transport on the [Knoxville], 1854 and for Sarah [Walton] for transport on the [Augusta], 1855
1 2 Invoices, manifests of ships cargo and signed oaths for various ships, including the Augusta, Pomona, Barque Manhattan, Chesapeake, Potomac, and Coosawattee, 1861
1 3 Invoices, manifests of ships’ cargo and signed oaths for various ships, including the A.A. Bandel, Favorite, William Vail, Ann Gray, The Queen, and Emma Amelia, 1861
1 3 Invoices, manifests of ships’ cargo and signed oaths for various ships, including the Adeline Smith, Bermuda, Brig Emery, Sir Robert Peele, Kitty Floyd, Jackson, Parliament, and Florida, 1861
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