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thousand seven hundred and ninety-two; (or, was built at

in the State of —

before the sixteenth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine; and was then owned wholly (or in part) by a citizen (or citi. zens) of the United States.

(Or, was built without the limits of the United States, but on the sixteenth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, was, and ever since hath continued to be, the entire property of a citizen (or citizens) of the United States.)

(Or, was on the twentieth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, captured in war by a citizen (or citizens) of the United States, and lawfully condemned as prize, by a decree, sentence, or judgment of the — court of -, an authenticated copy of which I now produce.)

(Or, was adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States, by a decree, sentence, or judgment of the

court of
an authenticated

copy of which I now produce.) (Or, was built at

in the State of prior to the sixteenth day of May, one thoueand seven hundred and eighty-nine, and was not then owned by a citizen (or citizens) of the United States; but by virtue of a transfer to a citizen (or citizens) of the said United States, was registered at the office of the Collector of the Customs for the district of

-, one thousand seven hundred and ninety;) that I am a citizen of the United States; that my present usual place of abode or residence is in the county of

and State of —; and that I am the true and sole owner of the said ship or vessel.

(Or, that I and C. D., of the city of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, E. F., consul of the United States at Liverpool, in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and G. H., agent for and a partner in the house of C. D. and Co., actually carrying on trade in the said city of Philadelphia, are all citizens of the United States, and the true and only owners of the said ship or vessel;) that there is no subject nor citizen of any foreign Prince or State, directly or indirectly, by way of trust, confidence, or otherwise, interested therein, or in the profits or issues thereof; and that J. K., the present master or commander of the said ship or vessel, is also a citizen of the United States, having beer born within the limits thereof. Or, having been naturalized in the State of

one thousand seven hundred and by virtue of an act of naturalization of the said State, and an oath of allegiance thereto, pursuant to the said act; or by, &c., as the case may be. So help me God.

N. B. The last clause of the foregoing oath or affirmation to be taken by the master himself, and not the owner, if he shall be within the district where the register is to be issued.

No. II.--Section 12th.-I, A. B., of the city of Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia, and State of Pennsylvania, do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that I am agent (or attorney) for C. D., of in the State of of in the State of

and J. K., of — in the State of -; that I have bona fide purchased for the said C. D., G. H., and J. K., the ship or vessel called the

of

--; that, according to the best of my knowledge and belief, the said ship or vessel is of burthen, &c. (Here mention the tonnage, where and when built, and other particulars, as in the oath or affirmation required by the 4th section.)

No. III. — Section 13th.-I, A. B., being master (or having the charge or command) of the ship (or vessel) called the

of — do swear, or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the said ship or vessel hath been, as I verily believe, registered according to law, by the name of the

of and that a certificate thereof was granted by the Collector of the district of

in the State of which certificate has been lost, (or destroyed, or unintentionally, and by mere accident, mislaid,) and (except where the certificate is alleged to have been" destroyed,) that the same, if found again, and within my power, shall be delivered up to the Collector of the district in which it was granted. So help me God.

No. IV:- Section 15th.—The oath or affirmation required by this section is the same with that pointed out by section 4th, (see the last clause of form No. I.)

No. V.-Section 17th.-I, A. B., of the city of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, owner, (or part owner,) or I, A. B., (master or commander,) of the ship or vessel called the -, of, do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that, according to the best of my knowledge and belief, the register of the said ship or vessel now produced, (to the Collector of the Customs for the district of - ->) contains the names of all persons who are now owners thereof, (excepting that of C. D., of the said city of Philadelphia, to whom one-third of the said ship or vessel hath been sold and transferred since the granting of said register); and that no foreign subject or citizen hath, to the best of my knowledge and belief, any share, by the way of trust, confidence, or otherwise, in said ship or vessel. So help me God.

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No. VI.—Section 20th.-I, A. B., of shipwright, do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the ship named the of having decks, and being in length feet and

feet and inches; in depth feet and - inches; and measuring tons and one-fourth of a ton, having (specifying whether any or) no gallery, (also specifying whether a man, woman, &c., or) no head, was built by me, under my direction, at Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia, and State of Pennsylvania, in the United States, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two. So help me God.

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No. 2.- Forms of the oaths or affirmations required by the act entitled an act for enrolling and licensing ships or

vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same,passed February 18th, 1793. Section 2d.The same which are required by sections 4, 5, 12, 13, 17 and 20, of the Registering act.

No. VII.--Section 3d.-I, A. B., master (or commander) of the ship (or vessel) called the — of - do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, according to the best of my knowledge and belief, that the property of the said ship (or vessel) re. mains the same as expressed in the enrolment thereof, granted by the Collector for the district of in the State of

day of
one thousand seven hundred and

which I now deliver up. So help me God. No. VII.— Section 4th.--I, A. B., master (or commander) of the ship (or vessel) called the

of burthen - -, do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that I am a citizen of the United States, and that the license for carrying on the (Coasting trade, or Cod fishery, or Whale fishery,) granted to the said (ship or vessel) by the Collector for the district of - in the State of

numbered and dated shall not be used for any other vessel or any other employment than (the Coasting trade, Cod fishery, or Whale fishery, as the case may be,) or in any trade or business whereby the Revenue of the United States may be defrauded; and (in case the vessel is under twenty tons burthen, and this part of the oath is not taken by the husband or managing owner,) that the said (ship or vessel) is wholly the property of a citizen or citizens of the United States. So help me God.

No. IX.— Section 5th. - In case a vessel under twenty tons is to be licensed, and the master does not make oath or affirmation according to the last part of the preceding form, that the vessel is the property of a citizen or citizens of the United States, the following oath in lieu thereof must be taken by the husband or managing owner:

1,(husband or managing owner) do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the (ship or vessel) burthen- whereof is at present master, is wholly the property of a citizen or citizens of the United States. No. X.--Section 6th.-1, A. B., (master or commander) of the ship or vessel) called the of

do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the license of the said (ship or vessel) granted by the Collector for the district of

in the State of

day of
one thousand seven hundred and

and which expired in the last or instant, could not be delivered up at any port of the United States at the time of expiration, by reason that the said (ship or vessel) was then at sea on her voyage from the port of - in the district of

to this port. So help me God.
Section 9th.The same as form No. III, substituting a reference to a License instead of a Register.
Section 12th. The same as forms No. VII and IX.
No. XI.--Section 14th.-1, A. B., (master or commander) of the ship or vessel) called the of

do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, to the truth of this manifest, and that to my best knowledge and belief all the goods, wares, and merchandise of foreign growth or manufacture therein contained were legally imported, and the duties thereupon paid or secured; and that the duties on the spirits distilled within the United States, within mentioned, have also been paid or secured.

N. B. Such part of the above oath as may not apply to the lading of a vessel, is to be omitted.
No. XII. -Section 15th._1, A. B., (master or commander) of the (ship or vessel) called the

do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the certified manifests or the duplicate manifests) which I now'exhibit, contain a true account of the articles composing the whole cargo of the said which now are, or at any time have been, on board the said

from the time of her departure from the port of -, from whence she first sailed, excepting (here insert any articles which may have been taken on board, and when received,) and that no part thereof have been landed therefrom, excepting (here insert the particulars of any articles which have been landed, and where delivered.)

Section 16th.-The same as section 14th.
No. XIII.- Section 17th.I, A. B., (master or commander) of the (ship or vessel) called the of

do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the certified manifest which I now exhibit, contains a true account of the articles comprising the whole cargo of the said and that there was not, when I sailed from the district of

or has been since, or now is, any more or other goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, or distilled spirits, (if there be any) other than sea stores, on board the said (ship or vessel) than is therein mentioned: (or, that there was not when I sailed from the district of or has been since, or now is, any goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, or distilled spirits, other than sea stores, on board the said ship or vessel). So help me God.

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No. XIV.-Section 19th.-1, A. B., of the city of

in the State of do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the goods, wares, and merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, specified in a permit of this date) for the transportation thereof from this district of across the State of - to the district of

were, according to my best knowledge and belief, legally imported, and the duties arising thereon either paid or secured to be paid to the United States. So help me God. No. XV.-Section 24th.-1, A. B., (master or commander) of the (ship or vessel) called the

do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the duplicate manifests which I now exhibit contain a true account of all the articles composing the whole cargo on board the said (ship or vessel), or that there are not laden on board the said (ship or vessel) any articles or cargo whatever, other than sea stores. So help me God.

No. XVI. ---Same Section.I, A. B., (master or commander) of the ship or vessel) called the of do swear, (or, if of a religious denomination, conscientiously scrupulous of swearing,) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the manifest which I now exhibit contains a true account of all the articles composing the whole

cargo of the said (ship or vessel) which now are, or at any time have been, on board the said (ship or vessel) from the time of her departure from the port of in the district of from whence she last sailed: (or) that there are not and have not been, laden on board the said (ship or vessel) from the time of her departure from the -, in the district of -, any articles or cargo whatever, other than sea stores. So help me God.

(A.)-Form of a Surveyor's Certificate of Admeasurement, &c.

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I, Surveyor of the port of (or there being no Surveyor) being hereunto appointed by Collector of the Customs for the district of do certify, that I have surveyed and admeasured a (ship or vessel) having the name of of -, painted on her stern according to law, and find that said vessel is builthas decks, - masts, -stern, with tuck, has - gallery, and

head; that she is in length

in breadth
and in depth
and that she measures

- tons and
ninety-fifth parts of a ton.
As witness my hand,

A. B., Surveyor. Countersigned, in the testimony of the truth of the particulars above mentioned, by

(B.)-Master Carpenter's Certificate. DISTRICT OF

Place and date. I, A. B., principal (or) master carpenter of (place) do certify, that the (ship) named the (name) was built by me, (or) under my direction, at (place where) during time when) for (persons for whom); that said is - built, has decks,

masts,
is

in length, in breadth, in depth, of tons burthen. As witness my hand, the day and year aforesaid.

(C.)-Certificate of the surrender of a Register, Enrolment, or License.

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PORT OF

DISTRICT OF

I hereby certify, that A. B., master of the brigantine James, of Philadelphia, burthen ninety tons and forty ninetyfifths, owned by C. D., has surrendered to me a certificate of registry or enrolment, granted to the said brigantine James by S. D., Collector of the Customs for the District of Philadelphia, numbered dated March 1st, 1793, (and) a license to the said brigantine James for carrying on the coasting trade, granted by —

- numbered and dated

(or in case a licensed vessel below twenty tons burthen,) has surrendered to me a license to the said for carrying on the -, granted to the said

by

Collector of the Cuytoms for the District of

, numbered

and dated As witness my hand, the day and year above mentioned.

(D.)-Notice of the loss, destruction, or mislaying of a Register, Enrolment, or License. DISTRICT OF,

Sır: You are hereby notified, that due proof according to law has been made at this office of the (loss, destruction, or mislaying, as the case may be,) of a certificate of registry, certificate of enrolment, license for carrying on the coasting trade, whale fishery, or cod fishery, or license to a vessel under twenty tons burthen, as the case may be,) granted as is said at your office to the (vessel) of (place and master's name) master, burthen (tonnage) owned by

-, numbered (here insert the number, if known) dated (here insert the date, if known.) In lieu of which I have granted to the vessel above described a (here insert the number, date, and description of the register or enrolment and license granted.)

I am, sir, your obedient servant, To

Collector of the District of

- PORT OF

(E.)-Form of a Bond to be given before receiving a certificate of Registry, pursuant to the 7th section of the act

entitled an act concerning the Registering and Recording of ships and vessels.Know all men by these presents, that we,

are held and stand firmly bound to the United States of America in the full and just sum of -; to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents. Witness our hands and seals, this day of

one thousand seven hundred and The condition of this obligation is such, that whereas

Collector of the District of has issued and granted a certificate of registry in the manner prescribed by the act entitled “An act concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels,” for the - called the

burthen, whereof is at present master, which certificate is dated and numbered - Now, therefore, if the said certificate of registry shall be solely used for the said —, for which it has been granted, and shall not be sold, lent, or otherwise disposed of, to any person or persons whomsoever, and in case the said shall be lost or taken by an enemy, burnt or broken up, or shall be otherwise prevented from returning to the port to which she belongs; if the said certificate (if preserved) shall, within eight days after the arrival of the master or person having the charge or command of the said within any District of the United States, be delivered up to the Collector of such District; or if any foreigner, or any person or persons for the use and benefit of such foreigner, shall purchase or otherwise become entitled to the whole or any part or share of, or interest in the said the same being within a District of the United States; if the said certificate shall, within seven days after such purchase, change, or transfer of property, be delivered up to the Collector of the said District; or if such purchase, change, or transfer of property shall happen when the said shall be at any foreign port or place, or at sea, if the master or person having the charge or command thereof shall, within eight days after his arrival within any District of the United States, deliver up the said certificate to the Collector of such District, then the said obligation shall be void and of no effect; but otherwise shall remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed, and delivered

presence of (Ee.)-Form of a Bond to be given before receiving a Certificate of Enrolment, pursuant to the act entitled an

act for enrolling and licensing ships and vessels, to be employed in the Coasting trade and Fisheries, and for regulating the same. Know all men by these presents, that we,

are held and firmly bound to the United States of America in the full and just sum of ; to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents. Witness our hands and ls, this

one thousand seven hundred and The condition of the foregoing obligation is such, that whereas Collector for the District of - has issued and granted a certificate of enrolment in the manner prescribed by the act entitled “An act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same, for the called the burthen, whereof

is at present master, which certificate is dated

and numbered -: Now, therefore, if the said certificate of enrolment shall be solely used for the said for which it has been granted, and shall not be sold, lent, or otherwise disposed of, to any person or persons whomsoever; and in case the said shall be lost or taken by an enemy, burnt or broken up, or shall be otherwise prevented from returning to the port to which she belongs; if the said certificate (if preserved) shall, within eight days after the arrival of the master or person having the charge or command of the said within any District of the United States, be delivered up to the Collector of such District; or if any foreigner, or any person or persons for the use and benefit of such foreigner, shall purchase or otherwise become entitled to the whole or any part or share of, or interest in, the said the same being within a District of the United States; if the said certificate shall, within seven days after such purchase, change, or transfer of property, be delivered up to the Collector of the said District; or if such purchase, change, or transfer of property shall happen when the said shall be at sea, if the master or person having the charge or command thereof shall, within eight days after his arrival within any District of the United States, deliver up the said certificate to the Collector of such District; or if the said shall not proceed on a voyage to any foreign port or place without being duly licensed according to law for carrying on the cod or whale fishery, and, without obtaining a permit, to touch and trade at a foreign port or place during such voyage, or without previously surrendering said certificate of enrolment to the Collector of the District from which such foreign voyage shall be proposed to be made, then the said obligation shall be void and of no effect; but otherwise shall remain in full force and virtue.

of (F.)-- Form of a Bond on granting a license for carrying on the Coasting trade, Whale fishery, or Cod fishery, as required

by the fourth section of the act entitled an act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the Coasting trade and Fisheries, and for regulating the same."

Know all men by these presents, that we, A. B., husband or managing owner, and C. D., master of the of and E. F., all of

in

are held and stand firmly bound to the United States of America in the fulland just sum of -; for the which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by the presents. Sealed with our seals, dated

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The condition of the foregoing obligation is such, that whereas -,Collector for the district of has, in the manner prescribed by the act entitled "an act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same,” issued and granted for the called the of burthen

whereof is at present master, a license for carrying on the for one year from the which license is dated

and numbered : Now, therefore, if it shall appear, within two years from the date hereof, that the said has, during the time for which the said license is granted, or shall remain in force, been employed in any trade whereby the revenue of the United States shall have been defrauded, then the said obligation shall be good, and remain in full force; but otherwise it shall be void and of no effect. Signed, sealed, and delivered, in presence of

(G.) Abstract of Certificates of Registry issued in the District of

before the

first day of April, 1793, and outstanding on that day.

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(H.) Abstract of Permanent Registers issued and surrendered in the District of Boston and Charlestown, from

to

REGISTERS GRANTED.

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