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The Salem Custom House Records

The Salem Custom House Records

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SERIES I. ADMINISTRATION
A. Correspondence
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11Letters1789, 1793-1794, 1799-1803, 1818, 1819, 1846
2Letters1896, 1898
Volume 3Letterbook1763-1772
3Letterbook (typescript abstracts)1763-1772
4Circulars1896-1898
B. Other
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15Account Book: Bonds--Weekly Returns1789-1793
6Account Book: Bonds--Weekly Returns1822-1823
7Statements of fees1820, 1869-1871, 1875
8Staff accounts1809, 1847-1848, undated
9Collectors' Appointment papers1803, 1808
10Surveyors' papers1789, 1830, 1898
11Estimate for construction of Custom House1818
SERIES II. Crew Documentation
112Crew lists1798-1799, 1803, 1807, 1809
13Crew lists1810, 1812, 1814, 1816, 1829, 1842, 1849, undated
87Crew lists1790, 1799-1800
8Crew lists1800-1801, 1809
114Crew lists (typed)1803
21Crew lists (typed)1804
2Crew lists (typed)1804
3Crew lists (typed)1805
4Crew lists (typed)1805
5Crew list inspections1898
86Passport and Roll of Equipage1797
SERIES III. Imports and Exports
A. Returns of Merchandise
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26Record Book: Return of Merchandise1824
6Record Book: Return of Merchandise1825
7Record Book: Return of Merchandise Unladen1825-1839
8Return of Merchandise1849-1850
31Return of Merchandise1850
2Return of Merchandise1850
B. Imposts
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33Lights and Imposts1751-1772
Volume 4Record Book: Manifests of Imports1761-1764
Volume 5"Digest of Duties"1789-1851
Volume 1"Digest of Duties"1851-1900
4Coastwise Manifests1896, 1898
5Entries of Merchandise1790, 1793, 1794, 1797, 1802, 1806, 1819, 1850, 1898, 1900, undated
6Inward Foreign Entries1896
7Inward Foreign Entries1896
8Inward Foreign Entries1897
9Inward Foreign Entries1898
71Inward Foreign Manifests1802, 1822, 1850, undated
2Inward Foreign Manifests1896
3Inward Foreign Manifests1898
4Inward Foreign Manifests1898
91Inward Foreign Manifests1850, 1898
310Statements of Import of Merchandise1897
11Statements of Import of Merchandise1898
12Rewarehouse Withdrawal Entries1898
41Tea Imports1831
2Reports of customs liquor and opium stamps1897-1898
C. Exports
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84Outward Foreign Manifests1838-1850
5Outward Foreign Manifests1896, 1898
43"Exports Previous to the 1st of January 1792"/Exports1783-1791, 1830
4Record Book: Exports1798-1853
D. Other
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45Record Book: Inspectors' Activity1838
5Record Book: Inspectors' Returns1799-1800
6Inspectors' Returns1896
7Inspectors' Returns1896
8Receipts: Duties Paid1798-1800, 1848
9Schedule of Goods1802, 1807, 1819
10Store Keepers' Notice of Delivery1850
11Statement of Lumber Survey1898
SERIES IV. Vessel Documentation
A. Enrollments and Registry Oaths
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412Owners' Oaths1789, 1796-1798
13Owners' Oaths1796
14Owner's Oaths1805
15Masters' Oaths1795-1796
16Enrollments Volume 11789-March 23, 1790
17Enrollments Volume 2March 23, 1790-1791
17Coastwise Vessel Enrollments1793-1801
18Cargo Manifest1804
19Changes of Masters of Vessels1896
81List of merchant vessels1885
2Abstracts of registers, enrollments and licenses1896
91Certificate of Shipping Articles1898
B. Privateers
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51Privateer Commission Applications1798
2Privateer Commission Applications1800
C. Entrances and Clearances
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53Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1717-1762
Volume 2Record Book: Entrances and Clearances [Referenced in Early Coastwise and Foreign Shipping of Salem by Harriet S. Tapley]1750-1762
4Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1785-1859
5Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1810
6Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1817-1818
7Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1817-1819
8Record Book: Entrances and Clearances1824-1825
9Loose Entrances and Clearances1775, 1838, 1898
10Temporary document for vessels1897-1899
11Reports of boarding officers1850, 1897
12Reports of boarding officers1897
83Certificates of Inspection1896
D. Other
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513Record Book: Light and Tonnage1762-1768
14Record Book: Light and Tonnage1789-1794
15Reports of Fines, Seizures and Penalties1897
16Issuances and Surrenders of Marine Documents1898-1899
61Record Book: India Wharf, Wharfages and Dockages1837-1839
SERIES V. Guilford Parker Bray Personal Papers
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62"Extracts from the Salem Custom House Records"undated
3Notebookcirca 1886-1887
4Railway tickets1896
5Navy papers1856, 1862, 1865, 1888, 1892, undated
6Customs papers1876, 1889, 1890, 1894
7Miscellaneous papers1851, 1876, 1885
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