Cargo manifest for the Ship 'Hannah' ex Kingston, Jamaica

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Cargo manifest for the Ship 'Hannah' ex Kingston, Jamaica

Postby barry » Wed May 02, 2012 9:48 am

If you know how to access them, images of original cargo manifests/cargo consignors & consignees/passenger lists for vessels leaving West Indian ports for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, are available from 1800 onwards.
Following is a partial transcription for the Ship 'Hannah', which sailed from Kingston, Jamaica to Philadelphia, with a call at Wilmington, Delaware, USA:

    Report and Manifest of the Cargo laden on board of the Ship Hannah, whereof James Yeardsley is Master, which cargo was taken on board at Kingston, Jam. burthen 218 tons built at Portsmouth in the State of Virginia, and owned by Savage & Dugan Merchant, at Philadelphia as per Register granted at Philadelphia the 2nd day of May 1804 and bound for Philad.
    Packages & Contents: One Case
    By Whom Shipped: James Claypoole
    To Whom Consigned: A. G. Claypoole
    Place of Consignee’s Residence: Philadelphia - Port of Destination: Philadelphia
    PORT ENTRY – Sept 18: A. G. Claypoole – One Keg Cashew nuts. One Keg Pimentos.
    (Signed) James Yeardsley (Master of the Ship) - Aug 11, 1804.
    Note: Abraham George Claypoole, c1755-1827.

    1802 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory:
    Claypoole, Abraham G., merchant, living Little Seventh, Philadelphia.
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