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Annapolis Port of Entry record books

Identifier: MS 0021


This collection contains two volumes that list ships entering the Port of Annapolis and their cargo, 1756-1775.


  • 1756 - 1775

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The collection is open for research use.

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0.42 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of an anonymous donor, 1963.

Scope and Contents

Volume 1 contains a list of all ships entering the port of Annapolis together with time of entry, master's name, type of vessel, tonnage, armament, size of crew, when and where built and registered, name of owners, inventory of cargo, departure, port, and place where bond was given. Volume 2 contains lists of ships leaving with time of clearance, all information listed above, and destination. Entries made by Deputy Naval Officers.

Guide to the Annapolis Port of Entry record books
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-08-23: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States