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Steamship Ticket Contract - Norwegian Immigrant 1905

In this case, based on the transciption of the Passenger Manifest, Jens Julius Skafte was a Norwegian immigrant who had settled in Albert Lea, Minnesota and was returning to the United States from Scandinavia.

Route Followed: Copenhagen > Liverpool > Boston > Albert Lea

Contract for Passage, Cunard Line, Copenhagen to America 1905

The Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited,

1 Rumford Street

Liverpool

C. Mogensen, General-Agent

27 Nyhavn, Kjøbenhavn

Cunard Line

Passager-Kontrakt Nr. 6467

mellen

C. Mogensen i Kjøbenhavn, Generalagent for Danmark,

og nedenanførte Passagerer angaaende Befordring

fra Kjobenhavn til Albert Lea, Minn.

Passagerens fulde Navn: Jens Julius Skafte

Alder: 44

Livsstilling: Farnier

Fødested: Liverpool

Sidste Opholdssted: Amerika

Rubber Stamp: STEMPEL FOR LÆGESYN - ESBJERG

I the undersigned C. Mogensen do hereby engage to forward by Steamship and railroad there above named passenger from the place of departure to the place of destination for the sum of Two Hundred Eighteen Kroner 20 Øre.

 

Contract Information

  • Date of Contract: 11 March 1905 (Indicate on Danish Tax Stamp of 15 Øre affixed on upper left of Contract.
  • Number of Pages: 1 (Reverse side is blank)
  • Dimensions: 22.3 x 17.3 cm
Name: Jeno Julius Skapte
Arrival Date: 6 April 1905
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: about 1861
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Norwegian
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Ivernia
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Last Residence: United States of America

Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1943; Microfilm Serial: T938; Microfilm Roll: 82.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2006.

Original data:
  • Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943. Micropublication T843. RG085. 454 rolls. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1820-1891. Micropublication M277. RG036. 115 rolls. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Boston, Massachusetts. Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1943. Micropublication T938. RG085. 269 rolls. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
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