1862 Civil War Merchant Ship Crew Manifest W/ Mulattos
Civil War Union Documents
1862 Civil War Merchant Ship Crew Manifest w/Mulattos
January 22, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Partially-Printed Document, Merchant Ship Crew Manifest, with listed Mulattos, from Burgon to New Orleans, Choice Extremely Fine.
This authentic, Ornately headed Civil War Passenger & Crew Manifest is for the “Bark Damon” of Bungon, Maine. It has a wonderful Masthead, with an American Heraldic Federal Eagle with 13-Stars Surrounding, measuring a large 15” x 18.25" being beautifully printed in black upon watermarked white period wove paper, engraved and printed by “Murry, Draper, Fairman & Co.. It is folded with several trivial fold wear splits, remaining bright, boldly written and quite beautiful for framing and display. This impressive Document is composed of the people aboard the ship "Bark Damon" to New Orleans, Louisiana, Captained by Master Samuel Barlett. Listing Captain Bartlett, along with ten other crew member along with the family member of Mr. Bartlett and three other passengers. The listing shows their name, place of birth, residence, county, age, height, complexion and hair. This ship contained a handful of Mulatto crew members. Inscribed and Signed by Master Barlett, with a printed “Oath” upon the back, which is unaccomplished.