Ship Passenger and Immigration Lists


S S Petrel

St Thomas & Bermuda, West Indies to New York
1 December 1852

District of NEw York - Port of New York

I William Sampson 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 beliefes, a just and true account of all the passengers received on board the Steam Ship Petrel, whereof I am Master, from St Thomas and Bermuda. So help me God. (signed) William Sampson. Sworn to this 1 December 1852, before me (unreadable).

List or manifest of all the passengers taken on board the Steam Ship Petrel whereof William Sampson is master, from St Thomas and Bermuda burthen 730 tons.

(*columns = name, age, sex, occupation, country to which they severally belong, country to which they intend to become inhabitants)

John P Knox, 41, M, clergyman, US, US
George McCarty, 26, M, Merchant, US, US
James Wykoff, 28, M, Merchant, US, US
Adolph Goubert, 46, M, Merchant, France, France
Joseph B Camcon, 28, M, Merchant, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo
William Moorhead, 35, M, Merchant, Ireland, St Croix
Joseph D Philip, 25, M, lawyer, US, US
George S Tucker, 36, M merchant, Bermuda, Bermuda
Thomas R Tucker, 24, M merchant, Bermuda, Bermuda
William S Quile, 27, M merchant, Bermuda, Bermuda
Louis Winser, 41, M merchant, Bermuda, Bermuda

(* = statement not in original text)

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, reel 406
This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Mary Grabanski