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Coastwise Slave Manifests, compiled 1820 - 1858

ARC Identifier 2767346

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 Charleston, South Carolina. (07/31/1789 - 1913)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records
Contact(s):

National Archives at Atlanta (RE-AT), 5780 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA, 30260. PHONE: 770-968-2100; FAX: 770-968-2547; EMAIL: atlanta.archives@nara.gov.

 
Inclusive Dates:1820 - 1858
Part Of:Record Group 36: Records of the U.S. Customs Service, 1745 - 1997
Includes: 16 items described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically by date of arrival.
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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