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RG 36 - U.S. Customs Service, Slave Manifests - Beaufort, South Carolina (By Owner Name)

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Coastwise Slave Manifests, 1826-1830

National Archives Identifier 2767350

This series consists of outward slave manifests submitted to the Collector of Customs at the Port of Beaufort, South Carolina by vessels engaged in coastwise travel. Most slave manifests in this series are recorded on standard forms and include the name of the ship and its master, port of departure, port of destination, and a list of the slaves on board. For each slave, the manifests provide first name, sex, age, stature, name of shipper or owner, and shipper or owner's place of residence.
Owner Ship Master Shipper Destination Port Date
Duce, William Steamboat Hamburgh Joseph Blackman William Duce Charleston or Hamburg 2/2/1826
Grayson, E.M.     E.M. Grayson   1/1/1826
Matthews, J.H. Steamboat Augusta Lemuel White J.H. Matthews Augusta 2/27/1841
Myruth, John Steamboat Augusta Brooks P. Brooks David Turner for William B Johnson Charleston 2/1/1830