State of Louisiana
I, David Hepburn Johnstone Master of the State of Louisiana do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear, that the following List or Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector or the Customs of the Collection District of New York, is a full and perfect List of all the Passengers taken on board the said State of Louisiana at Glasgow & Larne from which port said State of Louisiana has now arrived; and that on said list is truly designated the age, the sex, and the occupation of each of said passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage the country to which each belongs and also the country of which its intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said passengers who have died on said voyage, and the names and ages of those who died.
Sworn to the 11 Febry 1878 DH Johnstone So Help me God. Before me (unreadable)
List or Manifest of All the Passengers taken on board the State of Louisiana whereof David Hepburn Johnstone is Master, from Glasgow & Larne, burthen ____ tons.
Columns represent: Name, Age, Sex, occupation, The country to which they severally belong, The country in which they intend to become inhabitants, died on voyage, part of the vessel occupied by the passenger during the voyage.
1 Adolph W Louderoh 21 M Peddler Sweden US Steerage 2 Henry Rae 30 M ????? Ireland US Steerage 3 John Larsson 35 M None Sweden US Steerage 4 John ?rowe 21 M Miner Sweden US Steerage 5 Samuel McGraven 28 M Miner Sweden US Steerage 6 Owen Rafferty 39 M Farmer Ireland US Steerage 7 Jane McDonald 39 F Domestic Scotland US Steerage 8 Peter Ewald 21 M Goldsmith London US Steerage 9 Mrs Mary E Davey 28 F Wife England US Steerage 10 Mary Jane Davey 5 F None England US Steerage 11 Lora Davey 4 F None England US Steerage 12 James Smith 20 M Laborer Ireland US Steerage 13 Jane Smith 19 F Wife Ireland US Steerage 14 P??cus Gundberg 50 M None Russia US Steerage 15 Basche Gundberg 50 F Wife Russia US Steerage 16 Jepars Gundberg 16 M None Russia US Steerage 17 Jane Gundberg 12 F None Russia US Steerage 18 John Munely 22 M Laborer Ireland US Steerage 18 Sandel Wengasten 41 M Peddler Germany US Steerage 19 W A Carter 31 M Merchant US US Second Cabin 20 H D Lorrie 41 M Artist US US First Cabin Signed DH Johnstone Transcriber's Notes: ? Indicates a letter or number which could not be determined due to the condition of the manifest or handwriting of the original recorder.
National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 411, List 121.
Transcribed by Bette Dew a member of the
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
19 January 2003
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