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Return of Goods Shipped for Exportation on the Ship Mount Vernon, May 19, 1803


Return of Goods Shipped for Exportation on the Ship Mount Vernon, May 19, 1803

Return of Goods Shipped for Exportation on the Ship Mount Vernon, May 19, 1803; Weigher and Gauger's Returns of Goods, Collection District of Salem and Beverly; Records of the U.S. Customs Service; Record Group 36; National Archives and Records Administration-Northeast Region (Boston).

Dated May 19, 1803, this "Return of Goods" lists much of the exported cargo aboard the Ship Mount Vernon on its maiden voyage from Salem, Massachusetts. The "Return of Goods" indicates where and when these goods were originally brought to Salem; much of it had been imported from the West Indies and the East Indies.
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