Brig Herald

From Antwerp, Belgium to Plymouth, Massachusetts
Date: 22 May 1829

I, Martin Waterman, do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear, that the within REPORT and LIST, subscribed with my name, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the District of Plymouth contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the names, age, sex, and occupation of all the passengers, together with the name of the country to which they severally belong, and that of which they intend to become inhabitants, which were on board the Brig Herald, whereof I am at present Master, at the time of her sailing from the Port of Antwerp or which have at any time since been taken on board said vessel.
And I do likewise swear, that all matters whatsoever in said Report and List expressed, are, to the best of my knowledge and belief, just and true. So help me God. (Signed) Martin Waterman. Sworn to before me, this 22nd day of May 1829. (Transcriber's note: not certain if Collector signed this statement; only part of it was found with the list.) REPORT and LIST of the PASSENGERS taken on board the Brig Herald of Duxbury, whereof Martin Waterman is Master, burthen one hundred and sixty nine tons and 7/95ths of a ton, bound from the Port of Antwerp for Duxbury.
* Columns represent: name, age*, sex, occupation, country to which they belong, country of which they intend to become inhabitants.

Nr.   First name  Name   Age   Sex   Occupation   Nationality  
1.   Christian Heppe     male  book-binder   Germany
2.   James   McCready   27   male   mariner   U. S. America

Transcriber's Notes:
* Duxbury was the destination, apparently, but the ship debarked at Plymouth.
* No ages were written in that column.

Transcribed by Mary Koelzer member of the Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
16 August 1999