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Prepaid Steerage Steamship Ticket - 1880 White Star Line

White Star Line Agent's Record for Prepaid Steerage Passage for One Adult, UK to New York or Boston (Plus Rail to Scranton, PA).

White Star Line Agent's Record for Prepaid Steerage Passage for One Adult, UK to New York or Boston (Plus Rail to Scranton, PA). GGA Image ID # 12d40cad9a

This is the Agent's Record for a Prepaid passage on a White Star Line Steamship for passage from Cardiff, Whales, UK to Scranton PA via Steerage class in 1880.

Information Digitized from Ticket

Ticket Number: 40915

White Star Line

Steerage Prepaid

Agents' Record

Date Sold: 29 May 1880

Name of Intending Passenger: John Price; Age: 43

One Adult Zero Child Zero Infant

Amount Received, including Fare from Cardiff to Scranton? $ 32.00

Deduct Agent's Commission $2.30

Net [ To White Star Line ]: 29.70

Purchased by Abraham Price

Address: Hyde Park [NY]

Date Remitted: 4 June 1880

Vertical handwritten note: $29.30 Paid by 1st Nat Check No. 13, June 8, 1880

 

Passenger Record

  • First Name : John
  • Last Name : Price
  • Nationality : England
  • Place of Birth : England
  • Date of Arrival : 1881
  • Age at Arrival : 45
  • Gender : Male
  • Ship of Travel : Germanic
  • Manifest Line Number : 8

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value

In 2013, the relative value of $32.00 from 1880 ranges from $677.00 to $51,300.00.

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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