St. George, Bermuda to New York
17 December 1863
DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK
I, Wm Pendelton, Master of the Brig Oleander, 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 Oleander at st George
Bermuda from which port said Brig Oleander 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, Signed Wm Pendelton
Sworn to, the 17 dec 1863 Before Me (signature unreadable) JAH (initials Handwritten, and both signatures
above are written.)
List or Manifest of all the passengers taken on board the British Brig Oleander Whereof Wm Pendelton is master
from St George Bermuda. Burthen 230 tons.
Columns represent: passengers number, name, age, sex, occupation, Country to which they severally belong, The
country in which they intend to become inhabitants, the space in the ship which passenger occupied.
1 J A Lelanda 42 M Merchant United States United States Cabin
2 Fred A Me??Ll 38 M Marine United States United States Cabin
3 Lewis ????????? 38 M Merchant Grt Britain Grt Britain Cabin
4 F H Chambers 26 M Gotten??? Grt Britain Grt Britain Cabin
5 H F Corbet 24 M Gotten??? Grt Britain Grt Britain Cabin
6 L B ?Arletes 20 M Gotten??? Grt Britain Grt Britain Cabin
7 W^m Gorham 35 M Farmer United States United States Sec Cabin
8 I Armstrong 30 M Farmer United States United States Sec Cabin
9 Chls Mckenna 40 M Marine Grt Britain Grt Britain Sec Cabin
10 Geo Nicholls 25 M ??ngien Grt Britain Grt Britain Sec Cabin
11 Ches Authnland 40 M Marine Grt Britain Grt Britain Sec Cabin
12 John Lanning 40 M Marine France France Sec Cabin
13 Tho Pentrers 42 M Marine Grt Britain Grt Britain Sec Cabin
14 Robt Maclelland 40 M Marine Grt Britain Grt Britain Sec Cabin
* The use of an asterisk(*) indicateds an omission or error made by the
? The use of the question mark(?) indicates the film was too light to
^ The use of the carot(^) indicates the subsequent letter was raised.
* No one died on the voyage so that column has been eliminated.
# 2 - last name appears to be small letters missing.
# 3 - last name is completely unreadable.
(reference: National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 236, List 1235. )
This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Judy Bivens