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List of Slaves shipped by Wm. H. Meriwether to Galveston, Texas in 1846

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List of Slaves shipped by Wm. H. Meriwether to Galveston, Texas in 1846

Posted: 25 May 2012 5:40AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Meriwether
District of Mississippi
Port of New Orleans, the 21 day of Nov 1846
I, D.O. Hincks, collector of the District of Mississippi, do hereby certify, That the within is a true copy of the original manifest or list of slaves left on file in this office, and I do further certify that W. H. Meriwether owner of the said slaves, and Smith, master of the Steamer Palmetto, have this day made oath in the manner directed in the ninth section of the act of Congress, passed the second day of March, 1807, prohibiting the importation of slaves into the United States. I do hereby authorize the said Master to proceed with the said slaves, named as within, and being twenty eight in number, to given under my hand at the Customs House, New Orleans, the day above written.
Signed:
D. O. Hincks


Manifest of slaves, on board the Steamer Palmetto of _____ berthen _____ tons whereof Smith is at present Master, bound from the Port of New Orleans, for the Port of Galveston


Name Sex Age feet inches Class Shipper or owner Residence
Peter M 51 5 11 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Mathilda F 48 5 2 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Overton M 20 5 8 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Lewis M 18 5 7 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Peggy F 20 5 5 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Ann F 13 5 4 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Frances F 10 4 6 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Thomas M 8 4 2 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Henry M 6 4 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Rose F 8 4 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Julia F 2 2 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Jack M 60 5 7 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Nancy F 58 5 3 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Zachaus M 28 5 8 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Abraham M 23 5 10 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Samuel M 21 5 9 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Nancy Jr F 19 5 4 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Rebecca F 17 5 3 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Isabella F 16 5 6 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Jacob M 51 5 10 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Jacob Jr M 9 4 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Mary Ann F 5 3 6 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Woodson M 2 2 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Mary Jane F 4 2 6 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Sucky F 4 2 6 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
David M 7 3 6 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Anderson M 35 4 10 yellow Wm. H. Meriwether Texas
Nicholas M 25 4 8 black Wm. H. Meriwether Texas


District of Mississippi - Port of New Orleans, the 21st day of Nov 1846, Wm. H. Meriwether, Owner of the slaves named and particularly described in the above manifest, and Smith Master of the Steamer Palmetto do solemnly, sincerely and truly ? according to the best of our knowledge and belief, that the persons above described, were not imported into the United States, since the first day of January, 1808, and that under the laws of the State, they are held to service and labor. So help us God.

Signed:
Wm. H. Meriwether
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