Manifest of the Katherine Jackson, 1838

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Title

Manifest of the Katherine Jackson, 1838

Subject

Slavery; Slave Trade-domestic; Transportation; Shipping Manifest

Description

A list of the slaves transported from Alexandria to New Orleans on the Katherine Jackson in November and December, 1838. Many of the men, women, and children listed on this manifest were sold by Thomas Mulledy to Jesse Beatty and Henry Johnson. They were shipped by Robert A. Windsor of Alexandria and consigned to Lambeth & Thompson of New Orleans.

Updated April 28, 2016: A new, high-resolution digital scan of this document was provided to the Georgetown Slavery Archive by the National Archives at Fort Worth.

Creator

National Archives, Fort Worth, TX

Source

Slave Manifest of the Katherine Jackson, December 6, 1838. Slave Manifests, 1817-1856 and 1860-1861 (NO-128); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives at Fort Worth.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

December 6, 1838

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

GSA2

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Text

The following transcription is adapted from http://www.afrigeneas.com/slavedata/Roll.12.1837-1839.html.

Manifest of Negroes, Mulattoes, and Persons of Color, taken on board the Katherine Jackson of Georgetown whereof John G. Duarry is Master, burthen Four hundred fifty six /35 Tons, to be tranported to the Port of Alexandria for the purpose of being sold or disposed of as Slaves, or to be held to service or labor.




Name Sex Age Height Whether Negro, Mulatto, or Person of Color

Nace Butler m 50 5-9 Black

Bibey " f 45 5-3 Brown

Caroline " " 17 5-7 "

Bazel " m 16 6-0 "

Martha Ann " f 15 5-5 "

Ann " " 11 4-6 "

Gaib " m 10 5-5 "

Bibey Ann " f 9 4-2 "

Henry " m 7 4-1 "

Tom " " 5 3-8 "

Mary " f 11 3-4 "

John Lewis " m 2 2-9 "

Loan " f 3 mos. "

Phil Merrick m 50 5-9 Black

Nelly " f 40 5-2 "

Lewis " m 13 4-9 "

Gustus [illegible]

Nelly Barns f 60 5-2 "

Kitty Walton " 70 5-2 "

Eliza Butler & " 18 5-5 "

Mary Ellen " 2 mos. "

Bennett Scott m 50 5-6 "

Clear " f 40 5-6 Brown

James " m 23 5-7 "

Christiana " f 19 5-3 "

Ellen " " 17 4-9 "

Linnaeus " m 14 4-9 "

Lucy Ann " f 11 4-3 "

Dianna " " 9 4-0 "

Peggy " " 6 3-5 "

Jerrard Plowdon m 25 5-11 "

Rose Ann " f 26 5-6 Black

Bil Hill m 28 5-9 Brown

Peter S_____ m 50 6-1 Black

Betsey Hill f 45 5-4 "

Lin Queene m 50 5-7 "

Ann " f 23 5-6 "

Charles " m 1 '

Adeline " f 11 4-5 "

Isaac " m 8 4-1 "

Eliza " f 5 3-7 "

Mary Ann Digs " 25 5-3 "

Sam Harris m 25 5-7 "

Betsey Harris with f 21 5-4 "

Sam " m 5 mos. Brown

Ellen " f 4 3-4 "

Martha " " 2 2-6 "

Ned " m 5 3-4 Black

Patrick Hawkins " 36 5-7 "

Letty " f 30 5-3 "

Martha " " 3 mos. "

Cornelius " m 10 4-7 "

Francis " " 11 4-6 "

Susan " f 10 4-3 "

Gabriel " m 8 3-10 "

Peter " " 5 3-3 "

Jackson " " 3 3-0 "

Elizabeth " f 2 2-6 "

Bernard Butler m 38 5-8 "

Augustin West " 13 4-10 "

Adel West f 9 4-3 "

George Harris m 65 5-7 "

Kitty " f 50 5-3 "

Harriet " " 13 4-9 "

Sarah " " 10 4-3 "

Osey " m 5 3-1 "

John Queene m 35 5-10 Black

Nancy " f 25 5-6 "

Patrick " m 4 3-2 "

Betsey Dorsey f 30 5-3 Brown

Burnard " m 15 5-2 "

Lucinda " f 13 4-10 "

Ann Jones " “ 26 5-4 "

Arnold " m 9 4-5 "

Louisa " f 6 4-0 "

Emeline Brown m 13 4-10 "

Mandy " " 11 4-7 "

Elizabeth " f 8 4-0 "

Billy " m 6 3-9 Black

Harriet Eaglin f 6 3-9 "

Adeline Campbell f 28 5-2 "

Mariah " f 9 mos. "

Mathew " m 11 4-6 "

Jinny " f 6 3-11 "

Catherine " " 5 3-6 "

Sally Yorkshire " 60 5-5 "

Joe Greenleaf m 60 5-8 "

Easter " f 60 5-3 "

Greenfield Anthony m 26 5-8 "

Sylvester Greenleaf m 22 5-8 Black

Emeline " f 17 5-3 "

Milly " " 14 5-0 "

Mary " " 12 4-6 "

Lucinda " " 10 4-2 "

Ferdinand Hill m 21 5-7 Brown

Harriet " f 19 5-4 Black

Bibey Plowdon " 50 5-4 "

Charlot " " 23 5-8 "

July Ann " " 23 5-1 Brown

Remus " m 18 5-6 "

Joseph " " 11 4-5 "

Elizabeth " f 8 4-0 "

Ritter " " 15 5-1 "

Nelly Blacklock f 70 5-1 Black

Nelly " " 17 4-11 "

Lucretia Hill " 17 5-3 Brown

Susan Plowdon " 18 5-5 Black

Priscilla " " 8 3-11 Brown

Kitty Hawkins f 28 5-8 Black

Elias " m 17 mos. "

Austin " " 7 3-11 "

Isaac " " 11 3-6 "

John Brown m 35 5-8 "

Trisey " f 7 4-0 "

Harriet Ann Brown " 5 3-7 "

William Ware m 18 5-3 Black

Thomas Riley " 18 5-7 "

James Blair " 14 4-7 "

Henry Johnson " 10 4-2 "

Nace Harris " 50 5-6 "

Nancy Lee f 50 5-0 "

Tom Dorsey m 50 5-6 "

Nelly Harrison f 50 6-0 "

John Harrison m 6 3-8 "

George Henry " 2 "

Perry Center m 35 5-6 "

Susan Butler f 23 5-5 Brown

Bridget Butler " 19 5-5 "

Wm. Granderson Dorsey m 6 3-9 "

Daniel Dorsey " 5 3-6 "

One hundred and thirty slaves

Examined & found correct
New Orleans, Dec. 6, 1838 Alf. Lewis, Insp.

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Citation

National Archives, Fort Worth, TX, “Manifest of the Katherine Jackson, 1838,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 22, 2021, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/2.

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