Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

SS Bolivia

District of New York -- Port of New York
John J Small, is Master, from Glasgow and Moville burthen 2625 to New York
September 24, 1878

I J. J. Small Master of the Steam-Ship Bolivia 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 S.S. Bolivia at Glasgow for which said ship 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 each to become 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. Sworn to this September 24, 1878 before me, so help me God.

Columns represent: Name, age/sex, occupation, country to which they belong, country which they intend to inhabit, accommodations.

Thomson, Joseph      27 M Steward   Bermuda   USA;Bermuda  2nd Cabin
Thomson, Adelaide    22 F None      USA       USA          2nd Cabin     

(Note: Only passenger listed as destined for Bermuda and person following him on the list (spouse?) are included. For complete passenger list, see ISTG))

(Reference: National Archives and Records Administration Film M237 Reel 415.)

This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Teddy Nichols