Hamilton, Bermuda to New York
5 May 1868
DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK
I, W^m E Plummer, Master of the Str "Commander", 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 the said Str at Hamilton, from which Port the said Str has now arrived; and that on said List is truly designated the age, the sex, and the occupation of each of 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 died.
So help me God. (Signature) W^m E Plummer.
Sworn to this May 5 1868,
Before me. (Signature) W ? C??????, D.C..
List or Manifest of ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the Str Commander whereof Plummer is Master, from Hamilton, burthen 302 Am tons.
Columns represent: given name and surname, age, sex, occupation, the country to which they severally belong, the country in which they intend to become inhabitants, the part of the vessel occupied during the voyage, and a notation if the passenger died during the voyage.
1 Mr Hill 43y6m Male Merchant U.S. U.S. Cabin
2 Miss Hill 17y2m Female U.S. U.S. Cabin
3 Capt Allen 45y4m Male Ship Merchant U.S. U.S. Cabin
4 W^m Jones 33y1m Male Carpenter U.S. U.S. Cabin
5 Mr Evans 22y2m Male Merchant U.S. U.S. Cabin
A question mark (?) indicates a letter or a number that cannot be transcribed
A caret (^) indicates that the following letter in a word or name is superscripted.
(Reference: National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 294, List 382.
Transcribed by Phil Buckley a member of the
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild )