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1903 Prepaid Steamship Ticket / Passage Certificate

Third Class - Derry [Londonderry] to Rochester PA

Prepaid Passage Certificate - Third Class - 1903

6X 29155 Agency No. 173 - 7

Anchor Line

Memorandum of Prepaid Passage Certificate

Issued at Pah PA on 8 June 1903

Favor of Robert Lanegan, Wife and Infant

For Third Class Passage

From Derry (Londonderry) To Rochester PA

Amount of Ocean Fare $ 58.50

Amount of Inland Fare $ 16.60

Total $ 75.10

Should the Certificate not be used, the passage money will be refunded, less Agency Commissions and cancellation fees, on presentation of this Memorandum and the corresponding Certificate within twelve months from the date hereof.

/s/ J J Mebormich, Agent

Supplemental Information:

Passenger Manifest for the Anchor Line Columbia, Sailing from Londonderry and Arriving in New York on 16 August 1903

Manifest Page # 0030

Line 0004. Lanegan, Robert M 33y M Ireland, Irish Antrim
Line 0005. Langan [sic], Margaret F 18y M Ireland, Irish Antrim
Line 0006. Langan [sic], Robert John M 3m S Ireland, Irish Antrim

Certificate Information

  • Date of Certificate: 8 June 1903
  • Number of Pages (Printed): 1 (Reverse side is blank)
  • Dimensions: 10.4 x 15.2 cm
Name: Robert Langan
Arrival Date: 17 August 1903
Birth Year: about 1870
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race-
/Nationality:
Irish
Port of Departure: Londonderry
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Columbia

Source Citation: Year: 1903; Microfilm Serial: 15; Microfilm Roll: T715_383; Line: 4; Page Number: 70.

Name: Margaret Langan
Arrival Date: 17 August 1903
Birth Year: about 1885
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/Race-
/Nationality:
Irish
Port of Departure: Londonderry
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Columbia

Source Citation: Year: 1903; Microfilm Serial: 15; Microfilm Roll: T715_383; Line: 5; Page Number: 70.

Name: Robert John Langan
Arrival Date: 17 August 1903
Birth Year: about 1903
Age: 3 Months
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race-
/Nationality:
Irish
Port of Departure: Londonderry
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Columbia

Source Citation: Year: 1903; Microfilm Serial: 15; Microfilm Roll: T715_383; Line: 6; Page Number: 70.

Source Information:

  • Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls); Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value

In 2013, the relative value of $58.50 from 1903 ranges from $1,240.00 to $37,500.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $58.50 from 1903 is:

$1,600.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$1,240.00 using the GDP deflator
$6,770.00 using the unskilled wage
$10,600.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$9,550.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$37,500.00 using the relative share of GDP

In 2013, the relative value of $16.60 from 1903 ranges from $352.00 to $10,600.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $16.60 from 1903 is:

$453.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$352.00 using the GDP deflator
$1,920.00 using the unskilled wage
$3,010.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$2,710.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$10,600.00 using the relative share of GDP

In 2013, the relative value of $75.10 from 1903 ranges from $1,590.00 to $48,100.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $75.10 from 1903 is:

$2,050.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$1,590.00 using the GDP deflator
$8,690.00 using the unskilled wage
$13,600.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$12,300.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$48,100.00 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1774 to present," MeasuringWorth, 2014.

URL: www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/
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