Pre-Federal Customs House Records for the Districts of Baltimore, Annapolis, Patuxent and Oxford, MD; 1745-1849, MS. 2414

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Pre-Federal Customs House Records for the Districts of Baltimore, Annapolis, Patuxent and Oxford, MD; 1745-1849
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Pre-Federal Customs House Records for the Districts of Baltimore, Annapolis, Patuxent and Oxford, MD; 1745-1849
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

PRE-FEDERAL CUSTOMS HOUSE RECORDS FOR THE DISTRICTS OF BALTIMORE, ANNAPOLIS, PATUXENT AND OXFORD, MARYLAND, 1745 - 1849

MS 2414

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

 


Microfilm List

REEL 1.

Target 1. “Manifest Book”, Districts of Annapolis, Patuxent and Oxford, Md., 1745-1849. Fifty-three numbered double pages in the folowing sequence:

REEL # 1485

Pages 1.-21.

Vessels cleared at the above ports from 3 Aug. 1745 to 24 Aug. 1764 giving date, vessel name, rig, master, type of build, tonnage, crew number, destined port, shipper, cargo quantity and duties received. Tobacco is the only cargo listed.

Pages 22-35.

Vessels entered at the port of Annapolis from 20 Feb. 1794 to 8 Feb. 1805 giving date, vessel name, rig, homeport, master, port from whence sailed, consignee, cargo type and quantity. Frequently the vessel's tonnage and type of build are given.

Page 37.

Imports of rum, sugar and molasses into the above ports from Midsmmer Quarter ending 5 Jul. 1762 to Midsummer Quarter ending 5 Jul. 1763.

Page 38.

Vessels (two only) entered at Patuxent District from Jan. to Jun. 1765 giving information as in pages 1.-21. The cargo is rum, sugar and molasses.

The order of the page numbers is reversed from now on.

Pages 53-49.

Vessels entered at the port of? from 2 Apr. 1790 to 17 Mar. 1792 giving date, vessel name, rig, master, port from whence sailed, consignee, cargo items and quantity with duties paid.

Pages 47-42½.

Vessels cleared at the port Annapolis from 21 Jan. 1797 to 7 Dec. 1799 giving date, vessel name, rig, homeport, master, owner, destined port, cargo type, quantity and value.

Pages 42½-39.

Same as previous section but for the period from 13 Jan. 1841 to 10 Jan. 1849

Pages 2., 36., and 48. were blank and were not copied.

Target 2. “Accounts Current”, Districts of Annapolis and Patuxent, 1745-1849. Fifty-five unnumbered double pages in following sequence:

Pages 1.-12.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by the Collector of the port of Annapolis from 29 Sep. 1745 to 10 Oct. 1755.

Pages 13-17.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by the Collector of the District of Patuxent from 10 Oct. 1755 to 29 Sep. 1764.

Pages 18-19.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by John Davidson, collector for the district of Annapolis, from 31 Dec. 1789 to 31 Dec. 1793.

Pages 20-44.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by John Randall, collector for the district Annapolis, from 5 Jan. 1794 to 31 Dec. 1821.

Page 45.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by Thomas Ireland, collector for the port of Annapolis, July 1849.

Page 46.

A quarterly record of receipts and expenditures by the collector for the district of Patuxent from 5 Jul. 1762 to 29 Sep. 1764.

From here on the pages are reversed from top to bottom.

Pages 47-84.

An abstract of duties on tonnage entering the district of Annapolis from 21 Sep. 1789 to 31 Dec. 1816 giving date, vessel name, rig, master, homeport, port from whence sailed and tonnage.

Target 3. List of vessels cleared at the port of Annapolis, Md. from 1 Feb. 1780 to 1 Jan. 1781. - - Two sheets giving date, vessel name, rig, master, tonnage, armament, number of crew, place of building, owner's name and residence, destined port, cargo type and quantity.

Target 4. Journal “B”, Naval Office, Baltimore, Md., 31 Jan. 1785-14 Dec. 1787.

Double pages numbered in two series; pages 1.-148 covering the period from 31 Jan. 1785 to 24 Oct. 1785 and pages 1.-144 covering the period from 26 Oct. 1785 to 14 Dec. 1787.

It is a daily record of duties paid on cargo and tonnage and gives date, vessel name, rig, tonnage, and duties and fees paid.

REEL 2.

Target 1. Vessel Entrances, Port of Baltimore, from 1 Aug. 1782 to 24 Aug. 1784.

A daily chronological record of all vessels entering the port and giving date, vessel name, rig, master, keel length, tonnage, armament, number of crew, port from whence sailed, owner's name and residence, when and where built, when and where registered, type of cargo and quantity.

REEL # 1486

Target 2. Vessel Entrances, Port of Baltimore, from 25 Aug. 1784 to 28 Nov. 1785.

The same format and information as in Target 1. above.

Target 3. Vessel Entrances, Port of Baltimore, from 2 May 1786 to 7 Apr. 1788.

The same format and information as in Target 1. above. The double pages are numbered 2 - 85.

Target 4. Vessel Clearances, Port of Baltimore, from 1 Jan. 1780 to 1 May 1786.

A daily chronological record of all vessels clearing the port and giving date, vessel name, rig, master, keel length, tonnage, armament, number of crew, owner's name and residence, port whither bound, cargo type and quantity, and ocassionally a note concerning the bond or certificate. The length of keel is not recorded until 23 Nov. 1780 (page 13). Along with the master, there is listed another person referred to as “secy.” but this person seems to be rather a managing owner or the poster of the bond. This occurs irregularly. The record consist of 120 numbered double pages, some illegible in part with obscure numbers. Page 13 ends on 9 Mar. 1781 and page 15 begins on 27 Nov. 1781 and into this gap has been inserted page 14 which covers the period from 22 May 1784 to 11 Dec. 1784. The last double page in the section is unnumbered and is a duplicate copy of the first page in the following section.

Target 5. Vessel Clearances, Port of Baltimore, from 5 Aug. 1782 to 3 Jul. 1784.

Unnumbered double pages in the same format and giving the same information as in Target 4. above. The last two double pages rightly belong as the first two pages of the following section.

Target 6. Vessel Clearances, Port of Baltimore, from 11 Jul. 1783 to 8 May 1784.

Unnumbered double pages in the same format and giving the same information as in Target 4. above. The first double page was improperly copied to show only half of each sheet but this page is complete as the last page of the previous section.

Target 7. Vessel Clearances, Port of Baltimore, from 3 Jul. 1784 to 19 Nov. 1785.

Unnumbered double pages in the same format and giving the same information as in Target 4. above. This section does not list the “secy.”.

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