The National Archives at Boston

Maritime Records in the Regional Archives in Waltham, MA (Boston)

Appointments of Customs Officials (and others)

Correspondence

Customs District of Boston

Customs District of New Bedford

Customs District of New London

Customs District of Salem and Beverly, MA

Lighthouses

Weather Bureau

Wreck Reports


Appointments

  • Appointments of Customs Officials (and others)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of John Adams, 1797-1801 (M0406, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809 (M0418, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of James Madison, 1809-1817 (M0438, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of James Monroe, 1817-1825 (M0439, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829 (M0531, 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administration of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837 (M0639, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administrations of Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler, 1837-1845 (M0687, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administrations of James Polk, Zachary Taylor, and Millard Fillmore, 1845-1853 (M0873, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administrations of Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan, 1853-1861 (M0967, RG 59)

  • Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, 1861-1869 (M0650, RG 59)

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Correspondence
  • Circular Letters of the Secretary of the Treasury (T Series), 1789-1878 (M0735, RG 56)

  • Correspondence of the Secretary of the Treasury with Collectors of Customs, 1789-1833 (M0178, RG 56)

  • Letters Received by the Secretary of the Treasury From Collectors of Customs ("G", "H", "I" Series), 1833-1869 (M0174, RG 56)

  • Letters Sent by the Commissioner of Customs Relating to Captured and Abandoned Property, 1868-1875 (M0498, RG 217)

  • Letters Sent by the Commissioner of Customs Relating to Smuggling, 1865-1869 (M0497, RG 217)

  • Letters Sent by the Secretary of the Treasury to Collectors of Customs at All Ports, 1789-1847, and at Small Ports, 1847-1878 ("G" Series) (M0175, RG 56)

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Customs District of Boston
  • Indexes to Certificates of Registration and Enrollment Issued for Merchant Vessels at Boston, MA, ca. 1827-1868 (M1866, RG 26)

Customs District of New Bedford
  • New Bedford Port Society - Records of Seamen's Registers, 1832-1925

Customs District of New London, CT

  • Records of the Collector of Customs for the District of New London, CT, 1789-1938 (M1162, RG 26)

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Customs District of Salem and Beverly, MA

  • Crew Lists, 1797-1899

  • Index to Seamen's Protection Certificates Issued, 1802-1809, 1812-1816

  • List of Privateer Commissions, 1812-1815

  • Manifests and Vessel Documents, 1790-1899

  • Passenger Lists, 1815-1883

  • Proofs of Citizenships (Seamen), 1796-1827, 1858

  • Register of Seamen, 1797-1832

  • Seamen's Protection Certificate Stubs (Scattered), 1872-1907

  • Shipping Articles, 1810-1899

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Lighthouses
  • Lighthouse Deeds and Contracts, 1790-1853 (M0094, 26)

  • Lighthouse Letters, 1792-1809 (M0063, 26)

  • Registers of Lighthouse Keepers, 1845-1912 (M1373, 26)

Weather Bureau

  • Climatological Records of the Weather Bureau, 1819-1892 (T0907, RG 27)

  • Maury Abstract Logs, 1796-1861 (M1160, RG 27)

Wreck Reports

  • Index to U.S. Coast Guard Casualty and Wreck Reports, 1913-1939 (T0926, RG 26)

  • U.S. Coast Guard Casualty and Wreck Reports, 1913-1939 (T0925, 26)

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