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Coastwise Slave Manifests, compiled 1801 - 1860

ARC Identifier 1151775

Series from Record Group 36: Records of the U.S. Customs Service, 1745 - 1997

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Creator(s):Department of the Treasury. Customs Service. Collection District of Savannah, Georgia. (07/31/1789 - 1913)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records

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Inclusive Dates:1801 - 1860
Part Of:Record Group 36: Records of the U.S. Customs Service, 1745 - 1997
Arrangement:Arranged in two categories (inward and outward) thereunder chronologically by date of submission.
Function and Use:These records were created to satisfy requirements promulgated by an Act of 1807. This Act required that all vessels of 40 tons or more carrying slaves in the coastwise trade file duplicate manifests at the ports of origin and destination, pledging that the slave had not been imported after 1808.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Manifests
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Variant Control Number(s):Inventory Entry Number: 1468
Entry 1468 is found in "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Bureau of Customs," NC-154.
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