Port Rules and Regulations

American Maritime Documents 1776-1860

Stein, Douglas L. 1992

Harbor Regulations
Quarantine Regulations

Rules and Regulations for the conduct of shipping were posted at all ports, and also given to shipmasters if necessary upon their arrival. Illustrated is a copy of the harbor regulations for the port of Boston, ca. 1850, and quarantine procedures for vessels calling at New York in 1826.