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Account of the shipping and slave trade in North Carolina from 1748 to 1754
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February 08, 1755
Volume 05, Page 314

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[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 12. C. 53.]
An Abstract of the Shipping & Tonnage & number of negroes Enter'd in North Carolina at a medium of 7 years ending ye 1 Janry 1755.
No of Ships
Sums
18
From Currituck for one year ending 1st Jany 1755
225
98
From Cape Fear at a Medium of 7 years ending 1754 last Quarter not compleated Tunnage at a Medium per Registry not much above half not ⅔ds of the Tonnage
5507
28
From Bath Town at a Medium of 7 years to Xmas 1754
1163¼
Negroes last year 19
79 5/7
At a medium of 7 years from Port Beaufort or Newbern ending 5th Janua 1755
3136
Negros at a Medium 17
100
Edenton not return'd the Deputy Collector dead above 100 Vessels computed at a Medium
10031
20,062

Recd with Govr Dobbs's Lettr dated ye 8th Febry 1755.

Recd March 1755.
Read April 8 1755.



Additional Notes for Electronic Version: Enclosed with letter from Arthur Dobbs - see related documents.