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1857 New York Port Warden's Receipts

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1857 New York Port Warden's Receipts
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Two receipts. One for August 19, 1857 and one for August 21, 1857. One for $1.00 for certificate of rice paper and one for $2,00 for survey of flour on boats. By 1763 a Board of Wardens was created to regulate and license pilots and to strengthen compulsory pilotage established by early acts. By 1860 there were 21 authorized New York pilot boats. This was just about the time the SS Central America set sail to Panama to pick up a stack of gold. It sank at the end of September. (Potter Collection) Date: 1857 Location: New York, New York HWAC# 58956