16 July 1877
DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORKI, W. H. Mayor, Master of the Brig Excelsior do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear that the following List or
Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the Collection District of
New York, is a full and perfect List of all the Passengers taken on board of the said Brig at Hamilton (Ber) from
which Port said Brig has now arrived; and that on the said List is truly designated the age, the sex, and the
occupation of each of the said Passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country
to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said
List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said Passengers who have died on said voyage, and the names and
ages of those who have died. So help me, God. W. H. Mayor, Master
Sworn to this 16 July 1877, before me (signature cannot be read).
List or Manifest of all the Passengers taken on board the Br. Brig Excelsior whereof W. H. Mayor is Master, from
Hamilton (Ber) burthen 125 tons.
Columns represent: given name, surname, age, sex, occupation, country to which they belong, country which they
intend to inhabit, and the accommodation.
1 Smith, Ed M. 50 M Mercht. Bermuda Texas Cabin
2 Smith, Ed H. 28 M Mariner Bermuda Texas Cabin
3 Smith, Mary ?. 20 F None Bermuda Texas Cabin
4 Smith, Eliza 18 F None Bermuda Texas Cabin
5 Tucker, Rollin 48 M Mercht. Bermuda Bermuda Cabin
6 Harrison, Dr. 34 M Physician Philad. Phil. US Cabin
7 Allen, Jas. A. 35 M Mariner N. Bedford N. Bedford Cabin
8 Tucker, Ritchie 11 M None Bermuda Bermuda Cabin
9 Trott, J. H. 26 M Farmer Bermuda Bermuda Steerage
10 Burch, Wm. 18 M Farmer Bermuda Bermuda Steerage
W. H. Mayor
Transcriber's Notes: There were no births or deaths on this passage. The use of a ? indicates a word or letters that could not be read due to the
quality of the original document.
3 Smith, Mary ?. - the middle initial might be a D or a P.
(reference: Family History Library Film Number 0295773 ; National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 409)
This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Eileen Matthew