Source:United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule

Source 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule
Coverage
Place United States
Year range 1840 - 1841
Subject Census records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher National Archives Microfilm Publication M704
Periodical / Series name Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29
Number of Volumes 580 rolls
References / Cites Manuscript census schedules at the National Archives at Washington, D.C.
Citation
United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M704).
Repositories
Ancestry.comhttp://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid..Paid website
The National Archives (United States)http://www.archives.gov/locations/Other
Family History Centerfilm numbers http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatal..Family history center
The National Archives (United States)Catalog: NAI 2353564Archive/Library
Internet Archivehttps://archive.org/details/1840_censusArchive/Library

1840 Enumeration

Census day of 1 June 1840, the field count due within nine months (5 Stat.331, 3 March 1839), but extended to allow completion within eighteen months from the census day (5 Stat. 452, 1 September 1841). 1

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  1. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses 1790-1920(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000), xvii.