Passage Contracts and Tickets - 1890s
All Passage Contracts and Tickets for the 1890s 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.
Receipt and contract for third class passage from Bremen to New York in 1891 on board a steamship of the North German Lloyd for a German Emigrant. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
Original steamship ticket contract for Heinrich Hermes, 21, of Germany who arrived in New York on 8 June 1895 aboard the Cunard Steamship Lucania (for the Liverpool to New York via Queenstown portion of his journey.) He was processed as an immigrant through Ellis Island. He was a Laborer and his intended destination was New York. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
Steamship steerage passage contract for a 25 year-old Swedish servant, immigrating to America from Gothenburg, Sweden on 7 April 1897. She took a small coastal steamer from Gothenburg to Grimsby, England, a train from Hull to Liverpool and boarded the Cunard steamship Campania for the voyage to New York arriving on 17 April 1897. Includes Immigration Information.
1897 Steamship Ticket Memorandum (Ticket Receipt) for a Prepaid Second Cabin passage on the American Line Steamship St. Louis for Passenger R. L. Laplace. The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives also has the passenger list for the voyage this ticket was purchased for. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
Receipt prepared by the ticket agent and represents the left side of the prepaid steamship passage contract that would have been forwarded to the immigrants named in the contract. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.