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SHIP REGISTERS AND EMOLLIENTS

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BOSTON AND CHARLESTOWN



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YOLUIvlE I
1789 - 1795



Boston, Massachusetts
The National Archives Project

1942






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The Survey of Federal Archives



Philip H. Hanier, National Director
George Greenbaun, State Supervisor



Division of Professional and Service Projects



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Harold G. Dunney, State Director



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FR5FACE

The Custom District of Boston and Charlestown, was created on October 6,
17S9, as one of fifty-nins such, districts (twenty of which were in the State
of Massachusetts), provided for by an "Act of the First Congress of the Uni-
ted States ... to re^ulatG the collection of the Duties imposed by law on the
tonnage of ships or vessels and on goods, wares and merchandise imported into
the United States." The territorial limits of Custom District ... were fised
bjr the Act to "include all waters and shores within the towns of Brighton,
Cambridge, Chelsea, Cohasset, Dorchester, Hull, Medford, Quincy, VJeymouth and
Winthrop'' as sub-ports of Boston and Charlcstown, each under a deputy collec-
tor.

On July 1, 19l£i, the GustoiBS Service was re-districted and this territory
became collection district #4, under the jurisdiction of the Collector at
Boston, with tv/enty sub-ports (Brighton, Cambridge, Chelsea, Cohasset, Dorchester,
Hingham, Hull, Fall River, Gloucester, Lawrence, Medford, New Bedford, Plymouth,
Provincctown, Q,uincy, Salem, Springfield, 'nv'orcestor, Weymouth and ;Tinthrop. )

After a scries of removals, the agency was finally quartered in the pres-
ent Custom House, which was open on August 1, 1847, with Marcus Morton as
Collector of the Port. The new building vjas authorized by the twenty-third
Congress in 1835. i\KDIGl7 JAGKSOIT, PRES.. T U. S. A., Levi Woodbury Secretary
of the Treasury, Loamnii Burnhaxii Young, Architect. On February 26, 1910, this ■
building ivas closed for remodeling and the agency was removed to Tremont St,
(Shapard Building) until its re-opening on Jan. 25, 1915.

Because of the great bulk of ship registers and enrollments issued at Bos-
ton, it has been found necessary to publish the material in several volumes.
Volume 1 comprises an alphabetical list of all vessels which were documented
between 1789-1795; volumes to follow are in five-year periods.

Most of the records in the Custom House are vjell arranged and in good con-
dition. Registers of Vessels from 1789-1902 were sent to Washington, D.C,
for use in connection with French Spoiliation Claims. Many records were de-
stroyed by fire in 1893, including Passenger Lists, 1813-1835, and Crevj Lists,
1391-1893.

It has been decided in the interest of accuracy and efficiency, that the
data presented herein should include, the Act of Congress of 1739, provided
that on each of its registry; its tonnage and dimensions; and the names of
its master and ovmer"... or ... if mora than one owner ... the vjords, "to-
gether vjith", and the name or names, occupation or r-ccupationSj place or
places of abode, and parts or proportions of the owner or ovmers ...". The
register also carries a brief description of the vessel and finally, endorse-
ments concerning its previous documentation, changes of masters, and physical
alteration or disposition. When, in the case of a newly built vessel or one
whose dimensions or rig vrere altered, the register bears the nams of a master
carpenter or surveyor, this also has been carefully transcribed and such names,
together with those of masters and owners, appear in the Index. Data on the
first register issued to a vessel at Boston are reproduced in full, but in
listing subsequent documentations of th" rime vessel, information identical with
that given in the preceding item has been omitted. Thus re-d.ocumentation of



abstracts in this book show only: the kind of document issued (enrollment or
register), number and date of documentation and any other changes (owners,
masters, hailing port, dimensions etc.) which differ from those given on the
previous or first docuLientation, To avoid repetition the word "Massachusetts"
has also been deleted, it being understood that unless otherwise specified all
towns and ports mentioned are located in the state proper, "now Maine" has
been inserted for Maine cities and towns that were then in Massachusetts. It
was not until 1820 that Maine was set apart from Massachusetts, as a separate
state.

Antiquated spellings of families, towns or vessel's names, have been cop-
ied exactly as they were vjritten, but any other conspicuous misspellings or
misleading data on the documents, which were obviouslj'' mistakes of customs clerks,
have been corrected. The fevj corrections of this nature, however, have been
made only after thorough verification of questionable material.

This list of Ship Documents of the Custom District of Boston and Charles-
town has been compiled by the staff of the National Archives Project in Mass-
achusetts, Dr. Philip M. Hamer being National. Director. The project gratefully
acknowledges the courtesy and co-operation extended by Customs officials in
Boston, and especially assistance from Mr. Cn.ven P. McKenna, Assistant Collector
of Customs, Mr. J. W. McSlroy, and Mr. J. J, O'Brien, former State Supervisors
of the National Archives Project in Me.ssachusetts,



George Greenbaum
State Supervisor



National Archives Project,
403 Federal Building,
Boston, Massachusetts.

March 12, 1942.



CONTENTS

Page

Preface • m

TABLES

Table showing rigs and years of building vi

Table showing distribution of hailing ports

Geographical -Alphabetical list vii

Numerical list. Tiii

Table showing places and years of building ix

Table showing distribution of shipbuilding by states xii

SU[vD',!ARY with year span of building ports xiii



COLLECTORS OF DISTRICT

Chronological list. xv



DISTRICT SURVEYORS

Alphabetical list xvi

SHIP REGISTERS AND ENROU.IENTS 1

Alphabetical list Q.f vessels.



INDEX OF OY/NERS AND 'I;!/.STERS

Alphabetical list. • .217



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BOSTON REGISTERS AI© ENROLUvIENTS
1789-1795

DIS'TRIBCTION OF imiI.ING FORTS
(Building Dates, 1765-1735)

G30GRArHICAL-/J.ri-iaB2TICi\L LIST



HAILING PORTS No. of
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HAILING PORTS No. of
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RAILING FORTS No. of
Vessels



Baltimore, Md 1

Barnstable 4

Belfast * 1

Beverly 1

Biddeford * 2

Boothbay '^ 3

Boston 860

Braintree 3

Branford, Conn 1

Bristol * ..6

Brunswick * ..5

Charleston, S.C 3

Cliarlestovm 5

Chatham 4

Chelsea 1

Cohasset 28

Gushing * 1

Dighton 1

Dover, N.H 1

Duxbury 17

Edenton, N.C ...1

Idgartown 2

Fairfield, Conn.......l

Falmouth 2

Freeport * 2

Gloucester 1

Gouldsborough * 1



Harpswell * 1

Hartford, Conn 2

Harwich 6

Haverhill .1

Hinghsiii, 31

Huntington, Conn 1

Islesborough *. 1

Ips\'sich .3

Jones Creek, Dela 1

Kingston 2

Machias * 1

Manchester,. 1

Marblehead ,3

Liarshf ield. 2

Medfoi-d 2

Murfreesboro, N.C 2

Nantucket 4

Nev.i Bedford 5

Nevjburj" 2

Nevjburyport 7

Newcastle * 1

Newfield, Conn 1

New London , Conn. ...... 1

New York City 6

No , Yarmouth * 1

No . Yarmouth 1

Norwich, Conn 6



Penobscot *.. 7

Philadelphia, Pa 3

littston *.. .....1

Plymouth 1

Plympton.. 1

Portland * 5

Portsmouth, N.H 4

Providence, R.I 1

Frovincetown, « 9

■^uincy 2

Richmond, Va 2

Salem. 10

Salisbury 1

Savahnah , Ga ,2

Scituate ....7

Swansey( Svjansea) ........ 1

Truro 1

VJaldoborough * 1

Wareham 1

Warren , R.I ....1

VJellfleet 12

VJells '■' 4

V/estport 1

Weymouth, 13

Wilmington, Dela 1

Woolwi ch * 1

Yarmouth 7



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BOSTON R3GISTERS AND SNROLUvIENTS
1789-1V95

DISTRIBUTION OF HA.ILIirc PORTS
(Building Dates, 1765-1795)

NUIvERICAL LIST



HAILING FORTS ,No. of
Vessels



HAILING PORTS No. of
Vessels



HAILING PORTS No. of
Vessels



Boston 860

Hingham 31

Gohasset 28

Duxbury. .17

Vfeyraoutli 13

Wellfleet 12

Salem... 10

Provincetown 9

NevJburyport 7

Penobscot * 7

Scituata,.. .. 7

Yarmouth . » 7

Bristol * 6

Brunswi ck * 6

Harwich .6

Nevj York City 6

Norwich, Conn.. ...... .6

Charle stown 5

Portland * 5

Barnstable 4

Chatham.. 4

Nantucket 4

Portsmouth, N.H 4

Hells * 4

Boothbay * 3

Braintree 3

Charleston, S.C 3



Ipswich 5

Marblehead 3

New Bedford 3

Philadelphia, Pa 5

Biddeford * ..2

Edgartown 2

Falmouth. 2

Freeport * 2

Hartford, Conn 2

Kingst on 2

Marshf ield 2

Medford 2

Murfreesboro, N.C 2

Newbury .2

Q,uincy 2

Ri climond , Va 2

Savannah , Ga 2

Baltimore , Md 1

Belfast * 1

Beverly 1

Branford, Conn ..1

Chelsea 1

Gushing * 1

Dighton 1

Dover, N.H 1

Sdenton, N.C... 1

Faii^field, Conn.. 1



Gloucester.... .-.•. . . .1

Gouldsborough * 1

Harpsvjell * 1

Haverhi 11 1

Huntington, Conn... 1

Islesborough * 1

Jones Creek, Dela 1

Machias * 1

Manchester 1

Newc astle * .....1

Newfield, Conn » 1

New London , Conn 1

No . Yarmouth *... 1

No . Yarmouth. 1

Pittston * 1

Plymouth... , 1

Plympton 1

Providence, R.I 1

Salisbury 1

Swansey{ Swansea) 1

Truro 1

Waldobcrough * 1

ViFarehara. 1

Vfarren, R.I 1

VJe stport 1

Wilmington, Dela 1

Woolwich * 1



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BOSTON Km Cffi'vRLESTOVflJ
REGISTERS AMD ENROLLMENTS (1789-1795)
DISTRIBUTION OF SHIPBUILDING BY STATES

1765-1795



Number of Number of

Places Building Vessels



Connecticut 13 38

Maine 53 322

Massacliusetts 51 706

New Hampshire S 22

Rhode Island 5 23



Total New Engltoad States... 137 1111



_OTEER SmjES

Delaware.. 1 1

Maryland 1 3

New Jersey 1 1

New York 3 5

North Carolina 3 5

Pennsylvania. 3 * 3

South Carolina ; 1 1

Virginia 10 11



* United States 1 1

FOREIGN 2 2

Unknown 7 7



TOTAL 170 1152

* This is all the information there is.

Prior to 1820 — Mass. After 1820 — became Maine.



BUILDINa RECORD OF

YSSSSLS REGISTERED AM) ENROLLED

at ■

BOSTON AND CH/\ELSSTOWN, 1789-1795

VOLmS I

(Building Dates, 1765-1795)



Building Ports Year Span Number of

of Building "Vessels



B uilding 5 or more vessels

Duxbury 1783-1795 59

Seituate. 1770-1795 49

Boston 1774-1795 46

Cohasset 1781-1795 .44

Amesbury 1774-1795 38

Einshai-a. . , 1779-1795 37

Nevvburyport 1770-1795 37

Braintree 1779-1795 35

Bristol * 1782-1795 32

North River, 1769-1793 30

Wells * 1783-1795 26

Brunswick * 1784-1795 24

Salisbury 1785-1795 23

Weymouth 1774-1795 23

Kingston 1781-1794 21

Marshf ield 1785-1795 21

Bath * 1784-1795 20

Kennebunk * 1774-1794 18

Pembroke 1772-1794 18

Hanover 1783-1795 17

miton 1770-1795 16

Ealmouth * » 1784-1795 15

Newbury 1770-1795 15

Rochester 1769-1795 15

York * 177 5- 1794 15

Bradford 1786-1795 12

Haverhi 11 1784-1794 12

Newcastle * 1782-1794 11

Barnstable 1784- 1795 10

New Bedford 1783-1794 10

Plymouth 1775-1788 10

* . . . .Now Maine .

Sub Total 759



BinLDMG fffiCORD OF

VESSZLS REGISTSRiiD AID El-IROLLSD

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BOSTON S^ID CI-I/mLI]3TCi.W, 1789-1795

VOLUIvE I

SmivIAHY

(Building Dates, 1765-1795)



Building Ports Year Span Number of

of Building Vessels



Building 5 or more Vessel s

Amount brought forward ,,., 759

Ipswich....... 1784-1794 9

Sandwich 1784-1795 9

Taunton 1784-1792 9

Biddef ord * 1784-1794 8

Dighton 1781-1794 8

Durhafli, N.H 1785-1794 8

Portland * 1785-1795 8

Georgetovm * 1784-1793 7

Hallowell * 1785-1795 7

Pittston * 1784-1793 7

Pownalborough * 1782-1793 7

Providence, R.I 1784-1794 7

Topsham * 1783-1795 7

Yarmouth. 1784-1793 7

Dover, N.H 1784-1795 6

FalLiouth 1790-1795 6

Freeport * 1791-1793 6

Thomaston * 1784-1794 5

Waldoborough * 1787-1794 5

VJarren, R.I 1780-1795 6

Chatham 1782-1795 5

Damariscotta * ^1785-1790 5

Danvers 1774-1791 5

Penobscot *.. 1785-1794 5

Svjansea(Sey( Zey) 1784-1794 5

Woolwich * 1784-1795 5

Thirteen places building four of each 52

Ten places building three of each 30

Twentj'- places building tvjo of each. 40

Fifty-five places building one of each 55

Seven unknown places and dates 7

Thirty-five showing states (not ports) 35



TOTAL... (155 Ports) 1152

* . . .Now Maine



DISIRICT OF BOSTON Al\iD CH/'JiLESTOlflM

Collectors of Custoxas

1789 1942



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J-\IviES 3. vmiTlJEY

JOHKT B. GOODRICH

HAMJIBAL HAICIN

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JOHN 11. FISiCE (ad interim)

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1789-
1809-
1812-
1829-
1838-
1841-
1843-
1644-
1845-
1849-
1853-
1857-
1860-
1861-
1865—
1865-
1867-
1867—
1874-
1878—
1882—
1885—
1890-
1894—
1898—
1910 -
1913-
1921-
1933—
1958—
1938—



-1809
-1812
-1829
-1837
-1841
-1643
-1844
-1845
-1849
-1853
-1857
-1860
-1861
-1865
-1866
-1867
-1867
-1874
-1878
-1882
-1885
-1890
-1894
-1898
-1910
-1913
-1921
-1933
-1938
-1938



DISTRICT SURVEYORS



Name of Surveyor

Bridge, Daniel
Chandon, Benjamin
Collins, Michael
Cook, Francis
Courtney, Benjamin
Crandon, Benjamin
Doane , Jo s eph
Gerry, Samuel R.
Hill, Jeremiah
Eubbell, Salmon
Lawrence, Roger
Lunt, James
Martin, Thomas
lilELVILLE, THOMAS
Nichols, Joseph
Ogier, Levels
Perkins , John
Putnam, Bartholomew
Randall, Robert
Raynes, Joshua
Reed, Robert
Richards, Nathaniel
Roane, Christopher
Rogers, Hezekiah
Sage, Comfort
Sawyer, Enoch
Shaw, Joshua
Smedley, Samuel
Spooner, Ephraim
Turner, Cornelius
Turner, Tiilliam
Upham, Jeremiah
Y/hittemore, Samuel



District

Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va.

Plymouth, Mass.

Barnstable and Y/ellfleet, Mass,

Boothbay and Wiscasset, Me.

Penobscot, Me.

Plymouth, Mass.

Barnstable, Mass.

Marblehead, Mass.

Biddeford and Yfells, Me.

Fairfield, Conn.

Penobscot, Me.

Falmouth and Portland, Me.

Portsmouth, N.H.

BOSTON AND CIlJ\RLESTOVra

Sherbourne, N.Y.

Penobscot, Me.

Biddeford, Me.

Salem, Mass.

Yfi seas set. Me.

Bath, Me.

Yliscasset, Me.

New London, Conn.

Bermuda Hundred, Va.

NeviT Haven, Conn.

New London, Conn.

Plank Bridge, Va .

Bath, Me.

Fairfield, Conn,

Plymouth, Mass.

Yfeldoborough, Me.

Bangor and Penobscot, Me.

Penobscot, Me,

Gloucester, Mass.



ABBY , sloop, of Boston. Built at Amesburyj 1V92. 113 79/95
tons; 65 ft. 5 in. x 20 ft. 9 in, x 9 ft. 10 in. One deck, one mast,
square stern. Previous documentation not sho\vn.

Registered, No. 101, Sept. 7, 1792, Ovmers: Samuel Smith,
baker, Boston. Master: Samuel Eames, (Wi) ,

Enrolled, No. 65, Apr. 14, 1794. Ovmers: same. Master;
saine. Thomas Melville, survej^or.

Registered, No. 105, June 18, 1794, at Philadelphia, pa. • .

Enrolled, No. 187, Nov. 12, 1794. Owners: same. Master:
same. Change of masters: Obadiah Doane, Feb. 13, 1795,

ABET, brigantine, of Boston, Built at Hampton, Ya., 1785.
125 52/95 tons; 65 ft. x 21 ft, 3 in, x 10 ft, V-y in. Tivo decks, tvro
masts, square stern, ' Previous documentation not shovm.

Registered, No. 31, Feb, 6, 1794. Ovraers: William Smith,
merchant, Boston, Master: './illiam M. McNeill, (NA).

ABIGAIL , ship, of Boston. Built at Nonvich, Conn., 1787,
191 88/95 tons; 75 ft, 10 in, x 24 ft. 5 in. x 12 ft. 2^- in. Two decks,
three masts, square stern, woman figurehead. Previous documentation
not shown.

Registered, No, 1, Oct, 6, 1789, Ovmers: Thomas Rogers,'
merchant, Boston. Master: Bela Backus, Change of Blasters; Curtis
Reed, Nov. 20, 1790, at Norfolk, Va. (NA).

Registered, No, 251, Oct, 12, 1791, at Norfolk and Portsmouth,
va.

Registered, No. 7, Jan. 23, 1793. Owners: James Cutler,
Jonathan Amory 3d, merchants, Boston, Master: v/illiam Loring. Can-
celled, Mar. 2, 1795, by direction from the Treasury Department. Prop-
erty transferred at New York City, (NA).

ABIGAIL , sloop, of Boston. Built at Bath (no?j Maine), 1785,
85 36/95 tons; 66 ft. x 20 ft. •/ in. x 'ft. 4 in. One deck, one mast,
square stern. Previous documentation not shov/n.

Registered, No. 11, Jan. 12, 1790, Owners: Arnold TJelles,
merchant, Boston. Master: Thomas LeMoine. Change of masters: Isaac
Phillips, Sept. 3, 1791. Cancelled, Mar. 15, 1792, property transferred.
(NA).

ABIGAn., ship, of Boston. Built at Boston, 1790. 238 46/95
tons; 87 ft. 6 in. x 25 ft. x 12 ft. 6 in. Two decks, three m^asts,
square stern, double galleries, . round house, figurehead.

Registered, No, 30, Feb, 1, 1790, OT-mers; Daniel McNeill,
mariner, Boston. Master: Daniel McNeill. Cancelled, Aug. 16, 1794,
by direction from Treasuiy Department, dated Aug. 6, 1794, (NA)» For
subsequent documentation see Vol. II,

ABIQ'iIL , schooner, of Boston. Built at Providence, R,I,, 1785,
61 89/95 tons; 57 ?t, 9 in. x 17 ft. 2 in. x 7 ft. 4 in. One deck, two
masts, square stern. Previous documentation not shovm.

Registered, No. 66, Mar. 26, 1790. Owners: James Brackett,
merchant, Samuel Brovm, mariner, Braintree, Master: John Smalley, Change
of masters: Saiauel Brovm, Nov. 1, 1790; John Smalloy, Mar. 17, 1791;
Samuel Brovm, Jan, 7, 1792; Benjamin Parker, May 26, 1792. (NA).



Registered, No. 70, June 26, 1792. Owners; James Brackett,
merchant, James Brackett Jr., mariner, Q,uincy; Jeffery Richardson,
repemaker, Benjamin Parker, mariner, Boston. Master: Benjamin Parker.

(m).

Registered, No. 87, June 25, 1793. Owners: James Brackett,
merchant, James Brackett Jr., mariner, Q,uincy; Nathaniel Richardson,
repemaker, Boston. Master: James Brackett Jr. Change of masters:
Phillip Jarvis, July 28, 1794. Margin received. (NA) .

7 ABIGAIL , sloop, of Portsmouth, N. H. Built at Plymouth, 1785.
50 29/95 tons; 55 ft. x 18 ft. x 5 ft. One deck, one mast, square stern,
quarter badges. Previous doci:imentation not shown.

Registered, No. 109, June 10, 1790. Owners: Daniel Huntress,
mariner, Portsmouth, N. H. Master: Daniel Huntress. Change of masters:
Samuel Paul, Mar. 8, 1793. Cancelled, June 28, 1793, by direction from
the Treasury Department, dated June 17. (NA) .

8 ABIGA IL, brigantine, of Barnstable, Built at Bristol (now
Maine), 1784. 162 81/95 tons; 74 ft. x 22 ft* 8 in. x 11 ft. 4 in. Two
decks, two masts, square stern. Previous documentation not shown.

Registered (temporary), No. 148, Sept. 24, 1790. Owners: Zenu.
Gage, BarnstalDle, Master: Zenus Gage. Surrendered at Wilmington, N. C
(date unknown). Cancelled, May 15, 1792, by special license from Tench
Coxe, Assistant Secretary, and surrendered at Wilmington, N. C (NA),

9 ABIGAIL , brigantine, of Boston. Built at Hanover, 1790. 179
76/95 tons; 76 ft. 9 in. x 23 ft. 4 in, x 11 ft. 8 in. Two docks, two
masts, square stern, dragon figurehead. Previous docunientation not shown.

Registered, No, 1, Jan. 7, 1791. a'Jners: Ebenozer Dorr,
merchant, Boston, Masters John Holland Jr. ChcingG of masters: Daniel
Prior, Oct. 22, 1791, Cancelled, Jan. 11, 1795, as per certificate from
Deputy Collector, District of Pennsylvania. (NA) .

10 ABIGAIL , schooner, of Boston, Built at Salisbury, 1784. 65
27/95 tons; 60 ft. 11 in. x 17 ft. 1 in. x 7 ft. 2 in. One dock, two
masts, square stern. Pi^evious documentation not shown.

Registered, No. 8, Jan. 31, 1792. Owners: Eben Parsons,
merchant, Boston. Master: John Crafts. Change of masters; Samuel
Gooch, Aug. 1, 1792; Solomon Hopkins, May 11, 1793; Prince Crowell, June
13, 1795; Alexander Ross, July 15, 1796; Thomas Atwood, Feb. 8, 1797.
Cancelled, Dec. 13, 1797, vessel having been talccn and condemned at
Carthagona. (KA).

11 ABIGAIL , sloop, of Boston. Built at Providence, R. I., 1793.
78 30/95 tons; 60 ft. x 20 ft. x 7 ft. 9 in. One deck, one mast, square
stern. Previous documentation not shown.

Registered, No. 17, Fob. 29, 1792. Owners: Joseph Hussey,
merchant, Haskins & Ladd, Boston; Samuel Soley, David Stearns, merchants,
Charlestovm. Master: Constant Norton. (NA) .

Registered, No, 53, May 29, 1792. Owners: Samuel Soley, Davi.
Stearns, merchants, Charlestovm; Haskins & Ladd, merchants, Boston.
Master: Salathiel Alien, Change of masters; Seth Sanger, Mar. 19,
1793. Cancelled, Nov. 20, 1794, by direction of Treasury Department,
dated Nov. 13, 1794. (KA) .



lg>. A'^.IGAIL , sloop, of Boston. Built at Vlarren, R.I,, 1789,

74 57/95 tons; 60 ft. x"^ 19 ft. 1 in. x 7 ft. 8 in. One deck, one mast,
square stern, figurehead. Previously registered, JJo. 61, Dec. 16, 1791,
at Nevfport, R.I.

Registered, No. 58, June 1, 1792. Ovmers: William Jarvis,
John Sparhawk, merchants, Boston. Master; Thomas Coffin. Change of
masters: George Dunham, Jan. 19, 1793; Thomas Coffin, Mar. 30, 1793. (M).

Enrolled, No, 27, Aug. 10, 1793. Owners: William Jarvis,



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