Cicero (Brig) sea letter and ship's manifest
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Cicero (Brig) sea letter and ship's manifest

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cicero (Brig)
Title: Cicero (Brig) sea letter and ship's manifest
Dates: 1768
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1427

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a sea letter stating that Captain George Buckmaster on the Brig Cicero will be carrying specified goods to the port of Savannah, Georgia from Newport, Rhode Island. The second item is a manifest detailing all the cargo, the prices of individual goods, and the persons to whom the goods will be delivered. Both items are dated 1768. The ship arrived in Savannah, Georgia on January 24, 1769.

Index Terms

Buckmaster, George, Captain.
Cargo Ships.
Cicero (Brig)
Port districts--Georgia--Savannah.
Port districts--Rhode Island--Newport.
Sea letters.
Shipping--United States.
Ships' manifests.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Cicero (Brig) sea letter and ship's manifest, MS 1427, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Edward J. Craig, 1981.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Cicero records, 1768