Cargo Manifests of Confederate Blockade Runners

Minho, about 253 tons, St. George's for St. John's, N.B., September 26, 1862, F. T. Parke, master:

  • From steamer Phebe, England: 48 hogsheads brandy, 21 1/2 casks brandy, 63 cases brandy, 10 casks wine, 673 cases wine, 6 1/4 quarts whiskey, 14 hogsheads spirits, 8 cases apothecary ware, 1 case marine glasses, 1 case cutlery, 2 bales merchandise, 641 cases general merchandise, 7 cases quinine, 31 boxes candles, 5 cases drugs, 3 parcels thread, 8 packages merchandise (boots), 12 chests tea (from Merrimac), 1 case stationary, 12 cases mustard and starch, 37 barrels ale and porter, 6 barrels crushed sugar, 1 box sardines, 4 cases merchandise (meats), 14 kegs gunpowder, 2 cases merchandise, 5 cases tea, 1 case screws, 28 cases tin, 32 cases shoes.
  • From Gladiator, Liverpool: 441 cases hardware, 83 cases merchandise, 4 cases merchandise.
  • From Merlin, Halifax: 17 packages general merchandise, 500 bushels salt, 12 sacks salt, 7 rolls lead, 3 bags pepper, 10 bags coffee, 25 sheets iron, 3 cases cigars, 113 boxes soap.

Herald, about 283 tons, St. George's for St. John's, N.B., October 25, 1862, L. M. Coxetter, master:

  • From warehouse, imported per Gladiator: 30 cases quinine, 201 cases hardware, 101 cases general merchandise, 64 barrels combustible merchandise, 167 boxes combustible merchandise, 500 bags saltpeter, 500 barrels gunpowder.
  • Transshipped from Delta, Halifax: 3 cases merchandise.
  • From John T. Bourne's warehouse: 4 quarts brandy, 1 hogshead sherry wine.
  • Transshipped from Ella, Liverpool: 1 case merchandise, 25 hams and cheeses, 12 cases brandy.
  • 25 bundles oakum, 42 cases and trunks consisting of boots, shoes, flannels, and general merchandise, £1,333.10.6.

Columbia,, about 259 tons, St. George's for Nassau, May 8, 1863, Burroughs, master:

  • From W. L. Penno's warehouse, imported per Gladiator, Liverpool: 200 cases hardware, 250 boxes combustible ammunition.
  • From same warehouse, imported per Justitia, London: 25 bundles hardware, 151 barrels saltpeter, 50 pigsA pig is a container for lead. lead, 44 cases merchandise.
  • From same warehouse, imported per Merrimac, London: 133 packages hardware.
  • From same warehouse, imported per Dashing Wave, London: 15 cases hardware, 56 cases general merchandise.
  • From same warehouse, imported per Phebe, London: 200 cases brandy.
  • From John T. Bourne's warehouse, imported per Merrimac, London: 63 cases brandy.
  • From warehouse, imported per Princess Royal: 21 bundles telegraph wire.
  • Group of cargo, valued at £169.0.0: 37 barrels beef and pork, 34 boxes cheese, 5 barrels molasses, 16 sacks salt, 56 boxes harness.

Harkaway, about 59 tons, St. George's for Nassau, July 25, 1863, H. Frith, master:

  • From W. L. Penno's warehouse, imported per Dashing Wave, London: 43 bales calico and woolens, 51 trunks boots and shoes.

Flora, about 359 tons, St. George's for Nassau, November 2, 1863, George M. Horner, master:

  • From Penno's warehouse, imported per Nebula: 40 bales bagging.
  • From Fisher's warehouse, imported per Nebula: 23 cases sulphuric acid.
  • From Fisher's warehouse, imported per Harkaway: 8 bales saddlery.
  • From Fisher's warehouse, imported per Juno: 2 cases silk handkerchiefs.
  • From Penno's warehouse, imported per Zygia: 200 bundles hoop iron.
  • From Hunter's warehouse, imported per Lemuella: 583 bundles shovels, 313 pigs lead.
  • From Trot and Atwood, 10 bags coffee.

City of Petersburg, about 426 tons, St. George's for St. John's, N.B., February 29, 1864, F. W. Fuller, master:

  • Shipped by Major N. S. Walker, from F. A. Hunter's warehouse: 8 tyres, 135 sacks saltpeter, 100 cases, 15 cases paper, 3 packages lead.
  • Stores: 13 cases champagne, 1 case whiskey, 1 case sherry, 1 barrel whiskey, 1 puncheon rum, 11 cases gin.
  • 32 cases merchandise.

Little Hattie, about 246 92/100 tons, St. George's for Nassau, June 30, 1864, Jesse DeHorsey, master:

  • 200 sacks saltpeter, 15 casks hardware, 16 casks hardware, 6 casks hardware, 2 casks curry combs, 1 cask hardware, 4 casks steel, 1 case steel, 50 barrels provisions, 19 cases stationery, 11 cases stationery, 5 cases fluid, 1 case merchandise, 13 cases leather, 2 cases carbines, 1 case sabers, 21 cases merchandise, 8 cases cavalry equipments, 1 case merchandise, 6 bales twine, 1 roll rubber packing, 50 bales cartridge paper, 120 pigs lead, 6 bales bagging, 25 coils rope, 1 case merchandise, 6 bales shirts, 9 cases merchandise.

Ella, about 404 tons, St. George's for Nassau, August 9, 1864, C. J. Barkley, master:

  • From Hunter's warehouse, imported per Marie Victoria: 49 cases boots and shoes, 4 cases stationery, 6 hogsheads gin, 1 case calfskins, 2 barrels lamp black, 124 octaves brandy, 10 firkins wine, 1 box bonnet frames, 49 cases tea, 21 cases dry goods, 5 bags pimento, 20 bags pepperr, 10 hogsheads olive oil, 1 case brushes and combs.
  • From Columbo, imported per Mary Garland, duty paid on value £1,762.10.6: 1 case linen, 1 case jaconets, 1 case cloth, 1 case calfskins, 11 bales bagging, 20 casks alcohol, 10 bales gunny bagging, 6 barrels linseed oil.
  • 14 boxes tins, 3 cases plies, 7 cases steel, 1 case steel, 1 cask cutlery, 9 casks tins, 38 bundles sheet iron, 7 coils rope, 11 cases hats, 5 casks linseed oil, 100 boxes soap, 30 boxes starch, 75 kegs soda, 2 bales dry goods, 60 barrels herrings, 60 barrels sulphur, 16 barrels leather, 10 cases drugs, 9 cases boots and shoes, 50 bundles paper, 24 cases kerosene oil, 62 kegs bicarbonate of soda, 5 barrels lard oil, 3 bales twine, 7 barrels glue, 11 bolt bales skirting.

Princess Royal, about 103 tons, St. George's for Nassau, December 14, 1864, T. D. Newbold, master:

  • 2 bales cotton waste, 2 cases cheese, 1 case fruit, 10 bags coffee, 46 cases oil, 81 bales bagging, 1 boat, 14 floats, 11 barrels porter, 1 barrel ale, 6 cases wine, 224 bundles, 356 plates, 107 sheets iron, 5 casks brandy, 5 rolls matting, 1 iron safe, 2 pianos, 2 boxes harmoniums, 25 cases merchandise, 173 barrels potatoes.

Pleiades, about 330 tons, St. George's for Nassau, December 20, 1864, William Knowlton, master:

  • From W. H. Gosling's stores (bonded September 6, 1864), imported per Solway Queen: 573 tiercesA tierce is a cask or barrel with a volume of forty-two gallons. beef, 745 barrels pork, 65 cases preserved vegetables, 125 cases preserved meats.
  • From same store (bonded October 4, 1864), imported per Emily Agnes: 418 tierces beef, 400 barrels pork, 66 cases beef juice, 22 cases preserved soup, 9 cases preserved beef.
  • From J. W. Mosson's warehouse (bonded October 4, 1864), imported per Queen of Clippers: 944 cases preserved meat.
  • From same warehouse (bonded July 13, 1864), imported per J. W.: 196 cases vegetables.
  • From same warehouse (bonded November 1, 1864), imported per Wanderer: 345 cases preserved beef.