Prepaid Certificate Steamship Ticket - RMSP - 1923
Very rare prepaid certificate for second class passage on the RMS Reliance of RMSP. The passage for the 18 year old German immigrant girl was paid for by a relative, Bernhard Mayer, who immigrated in 1892. The immigrant did not arrive in the United States until October 1925.
The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company
Head Office, 18 Moorgate Street, London, England
NEW YORK 26 BROADWAY
BOSTON CHICAGO MINNEAPOLIS SEATTLE SAN FRANCISCO HALIFAX TORONTO VANCOUVER
PREPAID CERTIFICATE FOR SECOND CLASS TRANSPORTATION OF EACH PASSENGER NAMED HEREIN From HAMBURG to NEW YORK By any steamer of this Company having accommodations available at the ocean fare paid.
It Is Agreed between the Carrier and each passenger and/or the purchaser of this Certificate that the contract which will be issued in exchange for this prepaid certificate shall contain the terms and conditions appearing on the Original Prepaid Certificate, upon the basis of which transportation charges have been adjusted.
|NAMES OF PASSENGERS
(Write each name on a separate line)
|Total Ocean Fare||$130.00|
|European Forwarding Order|
|American Forwarding Order From New York to St. Louis||$35.56|
|United States Head Tax||$8.00|
|Cash to be Paid Passenger at||$25.00|
|Total Amount Received||$198.56|
One Hundred Ninety Eight 56/100 ------- Dollars
(*) ACCOMMODATION RESERVED BY NEW YORK OFFICE LETTER-CABLE.
INSTRUCTIONS TO PURCHASERS OF PREPAID CERTIFICATE FOR TRANSPORTATION FROM CONTINENTAL EMOPEAN POINTS.
(This applies to Third Class Transportation).
- Purchaser must secure from the agent issuing prepaid certificate a copy of the Company's special LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS TO PASSENGER. This LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS TO PASSENGER must be sent to the passenger in Europe with particulars filled in as required.
- The Company's office in Europe nearest to the passenger will furnish all necessary instructions and advise when to proceed to port of embarkation.
- Passengers should be specially requested by the purchaser not to proceed to the port of embarkation without notification from the Company, otherwise the Company cannot be responsible for any delay. When writing always mention the number shown on the top of this certificate.
- If the passengers should not sail in the Company's steamer and refund of the amount paid for transportation be requested, the purchaser must return the original prepaid certificate together with European and American forwarding orders (if issued) whereupon the total amount paid will be refunded less agent's commission and cancellation fee of 10%.
This is to certify that on this date, Mr. Bernhard Mayer, Dowry Road, Webster Grove, MO, has paid the above sum for transportation, etc., as described above, account person(s) mentioned herein.
Passenger's Address in Europe ;.
Frieda Mayer, Kuhbad [Aund?] Lahn, Badeu, Germany
(Signature of Purchaser: /s/ Bernhard Mayer
THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY
Per: Westliche Post Steamship-Agency
By /s/ Rumara Muellen
Place Issued: St. Louis, MO
Date: Jan 27 1923
N. Y. Form No 134. February, 1921. D.
Record of Passenger Arrival
|Arrival Date:||31 October 1925|
|Birth Year:||about 1906|
|Birth Location Other:||Straubing|
|Port of departure:||Hamburg, Germany|
|Port of arrival:||New York, New York|
|Father:||Joseph Mayer, Petergasse 6, Straubing, Germany|
Source Citation: Year: 1925; ; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: T715_3748; Line: 23; Page Number: 111.
Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives Reference Number: 1742.3474.3027 2012-10-10