Unknown Class Passage Contracts and Tickets


All Unknown Class Passage Contracts and Tickets available at the GG Archives. These unique contracts represent primary source documents of the voyage of many immigrants. Our collection includes a variety of types and classes and provides an invaluable account of the cost of passage.


Passage Contract, on the Packet Ship "Yorkshire" of the Black Ball Line, 16 March 1859 - Nicholas Fish, New York to Bremen.

SS Yorkshire Passage Contract - 16 March 1859

Nicholas Fish used this well-preserved 1859 Ticket for Passage on the Black Ball Line Packet Ship Yorkshire. he was a famous American (1846-1902) from a distinguished American family.


Passage Certificate, SS Columbia of the Anchor Line dated 29 April 1873, Glasgow to New York.

SS Columbia Passage Certificate - 29 May 1873

Certificate for Passage of Mrs. Andrew Fair from Glasgow to New York on board the SS Columbia of the Anchor Line. She arrived in New York on 11 June 1873.


Cunard Line RMS Ivernia Contract for Passage, Copenhagen to America, 11 March 1905.

RMS Ivernia Passage Contract - 11 March 1905

Passenger Contract for Jens Julius Skafte of Denmark for a 1905 voyage to America on the Cunard Line. The contract indicated that he was headed for Albert Lea, Minnesota as his final destination.


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