Schooner Charles

Schooner Charles

Guayama, Puerto Rico to New York
5 July 1831


I, Thos. Skolfield, do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear that the following List or Manifest of Passengers, subscribed with my name, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs for the District of New-York, contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief a just and true account of all the Passengers received on board the Schooner Charles whereof I am Master, from Guayama.
So help me God.
(signed) Thos. Skolfield.

Sworn to the 5th July 1831,
before me (signed) D. M???t, DC

List or Manifest of all the Passengers taken on board the Schr Charles whereof T. Skolfield, is Master, from Guayama burthen ?89 tons.

Columns represent: Names, Age (Years/Months), Sex, Occupation, Country to which they severally belong, Country which they intend to inhabit, Died on the voyage.

1* Wm. G. Redfore    35    Male    Merchant    Bermuda    Port Rico                                        

(Signed)  Thos. Skolfield

Transcriber's Notes:     
* The column Died on the voyage was empty so has been omitted.

* Manifest was not numbered.  That was added by the transcriber.

* The single passenger is probably intending to travel on to Puerto Rico, 
  though it was spelled Port Rico on the manifest.

(reference: National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 15, List 179. )  This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Mary Beth Arthur