Bermuda to New York
9 June 1862
DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK
I, Mark Shaw, Master of the Sch Lagress do solemnly, sincerely and truly (space left blank) that the following List or Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the Collections District of New York, is a full and perfect list of all the passengers taken on board of the said Schooner at Bremen from which port said Schooner has now arrived; and that on said list is truly designated the age, the sex, and the occupation of each of said passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said passengers who have died on said voyage, and the names and ages of those who died. So help me God.
Sworn to this 9 June 1862 Before me (signature unreadable)
List or manifest of all the passengers taken on board the Sch Lagress whereof ??Shaw is Master, from Bermuda burthen 149 tons.
(Columns represent: Name, Age, Sex, Occupation, the Country to which they severally belong, the Country in which they intend to become inhabitants, Part of the Vessel occupied by each during the voyage)
1 John Gilbert 35 male merchant Bermuda U.S. cabin
2 Alex Gilbert 37 male merchant Bermuda U.S. cabin
* The use of a ? indicates a word or letters that could not be read, due to quality of the original document.
* The unreadable signature at the top of the page looks like two initials then the surname beginning with "St" -- it looks like "Stedcoell"
* The Captain's signature has initials before Shaw that are hard to read, and doesn'tlook like M.
reference: National Archives and Records Administration: M237, Reel 220.
This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Stephanie Holladay