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Southern ports import-export record book

Southern ports import-export record book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Southern ports import-export record book
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1878, 1886-1888
Bulk Dates: 1870-1878
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms731
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Ownership and Custodial History

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

Preferred Citation

Southern ports import-export record book, ms731, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Record book, 1855-1878, 1886-1888