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Below is the Passenger Ticket for a 23-year-old woman booked on the Allan Line Steamship Laurentian in 3rd Class (Steerage) from Boston to Londonderry, England leaving on 26 July 1907.

This would represent the Agent's record of the transaction as it states the amount of commission earned on this ticket.

Eastward Passage Ticket, Allan Line, 1907, Boston to Londonderry


Room. ___

No. 5035

Berth No. ___

Eastward Passage Ticket

Dated at Prov. July 20, 1907

Steamship: Laurentian

To Sail From: Boston

On The 26 Day Of July 1907

For 3rd Class Passage

Through to Lderry (Londonderry)

Name of Passenger: Mary McGovern

Age: 23

Amount: 26.50

Address: 111 Althea Street, Boston, MA

Gross Amount: $26.50

Agent's Commission: $2.00

Net Amount to Allan Line: $24.50

Document Information

  • Date: 20 July 1907
  • Ticket Number: 5035
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 18.2 cm

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value

In 2013, the relative value of $26.50 from 1907 ranges from $494.00 to $13,000.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $26.50 from 1907 is:

$678.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$494.00 using the GDP deflator
$2,750.00 using the unskilled wage
$4,280.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$3,570.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$13,000.00 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.

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