Southern ports import-export record book

Southern ports import-export record book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Southern ports import-export record book
Dates: Bulk, 1870-1878
Dates: 1855-1878, 1886-1888
Quantity: 1.0 v.
Coll. Number: ms731

Scope and Content Note

An import-export record book documenting trade of cotton, rice, and lumber from the ports of Charleston (S.C.), Mobile (Ala.), New Orleans (La.) and Savannah (Ga.) to Spain or the West Indies from 1855-1878, 1886-1888. Each entry gives the date of arrival, name and type of ship, name of the captain, port of origin, date of departure, and destination.


Index Terms

Charleston (S.C.)
Cotton trade--Southern States.
Lumber trade--Southern States.
Mobile (Ala.)
New Orleans (La.)
Rice trade--Southern States.
Savannah (Ga.)
Shipping records.
Shipping--Southern States.
Ships--Cargo--Southern States.
Spain.
West Indies.

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

Ownership and Custodial History

Originally part of the E. A. Cutts cotton factor records.

Preferred Citation

Southern ports import-export record book, ms 731. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Record book, 1855-1878, 1886-1888