Brig Swan

Brig Swan

Unspecified Port, Bermuda to New York

17 November 1851


I, Joseph Pierce 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 Brig Swan whereof I am Master, from Bermuda So help me God Joseph Pierce  Sworn to this 17 November 1851.

LIST OR MANIFEST OF ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the Brig Swan whereof Joseph Pierce is Master, form Bermuda burthen two hundred and thirty tons.     (Columns represent: Names, Age, Sex, Occupation, The country to which they belong, The country in which they intend to become inhabitants, Died on the Voyage.)

1 Eliz Spencer 56 Female Bermuda United States

2 Henry Ranu 39 Male Seaman Bermuda United States

3 Henry Peniston 7 Male Farmer Bermuda United States

4 Persiual Spencer 16 Male Farmer Bermuda United States

5 John Canton 18 Male Farmer Bermuda United States


(reference: National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 107. )

This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Bette Dew