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Covers & Letters
January 30, 1840 Crew List
Certification for the Brig W. P. Walker
from Port Collector - Bath Maine to Collector District of
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This Folded Letter Cover was sent by the
District of Providence - Collectors Office to the Collector of
Customs in Bath, Maine. It contains a confirmation by the
Providence, RI Boarding Officer that the crew of the Brig W. P.
Walker conforms to the list sent by the office in Maine. The
cover is canceled in red "Providence, RI January 1849 with the
rate-mark "5" also in red. The ship's master is Benjamin
Edgecoumb. A full size readable version of the letter is
available by selecting the graphic link below.