American Maritime Documents 1776-1860

American Maritime Documents 1776-1860

American Maritime Documents Mediterranean Passport American Mediterranean ship’s Passport The American Mediterranean Passport, commonly called a ship’s passport, was created after the United States concluded a treaty with Algiers in 1795. During the early years of independence, America was one…

U.S. Ships Passports Behind Expectations

U.S. Ships Passports Behind Expectations

Ships Passports Behind Expectations FOUR SHIP’S PASSPORTS issued and signed by Jackson, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe ended UNSOLD and far below expectations at a US auction. James Madison and James Monroe Four Language Ship’s Papers Signed. One partially-printed page, 20.5″ x…

Passport History – British Ships Passport – Island Of Jersey 1753

Passport History – British Ships Passport – Island Of Jersey 1753

Passport Island Of Jersey 1753 A mid-18th-century BRITISH SHIP’S PASSPORT issued at the ISLAND OF JERSEY in the name of Honorable Colonel William Deane / Lt Governor of Jersey, Castle Elizabeth on 25 August 1753, signed by Deane including intact…

Denmark Sea Passport 1823

Denmark Sea Passport 1823

This document is a “Translation Of The Sea-Passport”, a partly printed document with handwritten additions issued at the island of St. Thomas for the vessel “Julius Thales”. The commercial brig was sailing  from St. Thomas via Cape Haiti to Antwerp….