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The value of these vessels was $825,500 and that of their cargoes $1,837,950. 57. 44. The classification of vessels is as follows: 1 steamer, 10 ships, 7 barks, 9 brigs, and 32 schooners. Total 59. In 1854, the number of accidents was 64; in 1855, the number was 80, and in 1856, 71. Value of vessels and cargoes in distress or wrecked in 1854 was $2,242,454. The value of vessels and cargoes in distress or wrecked in 1855 was $2,844,077. The value of vessels and cargoes in distress or wrecked in 1856 was $4,714,264.
Composition sheathing nails 53 lbs. composition spikes 1 Barrel Tar $5 1 Gallon Tar 50/100 2 Barrels Pitch $10 & 30 lbs. 50 5 Bales oakum 1 Barrel ropin 5 lbs. iron nails 1 1/2 lbs. comp. Nails 7 lbs. red paint & gen. Pt. Oil 50 lbs. 9 The Italian government asked the Spanish consul to represent it in the settlement. The Sardinian brig, Fever, was coming from Trinidad and headed to Bremen carrying a cargo of sugar and some aguardiente when she ran aground. The wreckers managed to upright the vessel two days later.
I asked him to confirm the contents of the cargo aboard. The district attorney replied he had reason to suspect the Hendress was headed for Africa to engage in the slave trade. He reassured me that he would send me a complete report at a later date. The earliest the case can be heard is in two weeks. S. government. I should mention that there is another American brig, the Mary Elisabeth, registered in New Orleans and weighing about 124 tons, suspected of being a slaver. Before she left Havana on April 20 for San Tomás, she made several suspicious trips between Cuba and Key West between March 30 and April 3.