Manifest From The Brig 'Matilda'

The brig <i> Matilda</i> carried goods from Connecticut to Martinique to feed sugar cane slaves in the Indies in 1795. Notable among the items on this manifest are 300 ropes of onions, listed third from the bottom, that were probably grown in Wethersfield.

( CONNECTICUT RIVER MUSEUM COLLECTION / June 3, 2014 )

The brig Matilda carried goods from Connecticut to Martinique to feed sugar cane slaves in the Indies in 1795. Notable among the items on this manifest are 300 ropes of onions, listed third from the bottom, that were probably grown in Wethersfield.

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