Susanna Cummings (Ship) records

Susanna Cummings (Ship) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Susanna Cummings (Ship).
Title: Susanna Cummings (Ship) records
Dates: 1840-1846
Quantity: 0.9 Linear feet 2 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2809

Biographical/Historical Note

Susanna Cummings (Ship) out of Portsmith, New Hampshire. The Susanna Cummings operated between Portsmith, Boston, Massachusetts; New York, N.Y.; Baltimore, Maryland; Savannah, Georgia; Mobile, Alabama; and Liverpool, England.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers relating to the ship Susanna Cummings (Portsmith, N.H.) including correspondence, bills, receipts, vouchers, freight lists, inventories, cargo manifests, custom house receipts, disbursements, and accounts. The materials document the ship's commercial voyages between the United States and England, and detail cotton and commodity prices, ship damage due to a storm off England and the settlement of claims.

Index Terms

Business records.
Commercial products--United States.
Cotton trade--Southern States.
Mobile (Ala.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Shipping--United States.
Ships--Cargo--United States.
Susanna Cummings (Ship).

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Susanna Cummings (Ship) records, ms2809, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Voyage, Captain Charles H. Salter, 1840-1841 November-June

2Portsmouth, 1840 November
3Mobile, 1840-1841 December-January
4Liverpool, 1841 March-April
5New York, 1841 May-June
6Bills paid, 1840

2. Voyage, Captain Joseph Grace, 1841 June-November

8Savannah, 1841 July
9Bills paid, 1841

3. Voyage, Captain Charles H. Salter, 1841-1842 December-May

11New York, 1841 November-December
12Mobile, 1841-1842 December-February
13Liverpool, 1842 March-April
14New York, 1842 May-June
15Bills paid, 1842

4. Voyage, Captain Thomas B. Clark, 1843-1844 August-April

17Savannah, 1843 October
18Liverpool, 1844 January-February
19Boston, 1844 March
20Bills paid, 1843

5. Voyage, Captain Thomas B. Clark, 1844-1844 April-September

22Boston, 1844 April
23Liverpool, 1844 June-July
24Boston, 1844 September-October
25Bills paid, 1844
26Bills unpaid and credited, 1844

6. Voyage, Captain Thomas B. Clark, 1844-1845 October-September

2Boston/Portsmouth, 1844 October-November
3Savannah, 1844-1845 November-January
4Liverpool, 1845 January-March
5Baltimore, 1845 May-June
6Nieuwediep/Amsterdam, 1845 July
7Hartlepool, 1845 July-August
8Boston, 1845 September-October
9Coal invoices, 1845
10Bills paid, 1845

7. Voyage, Captain William H. Parsons, 1845-1846 October-January

12Mobile, 1845 November-December
13Formby, 1846 January-March
14Liverpool, 1846 February-June
15Account Captain William Parsons, 1846 March-August
16Bills paid, 1846
17Portsmouth, 1846-1849
18Freight lists/cargo manifests, 1842-1846
19Crew lists

8. Freight and Crew lists

220Freight lists/cargo manifests
21Crew list, 1790-1840
on verso: Acts for ...regulation of seamen..
OS Folder
1CFreight lists, 1840-1849