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Steamship Ticket Agent's Record, Cunard Second Cabin, 1912

Agent's Record, Cunard Steamship Company, Outward Second Cabin Ticket, 1912

This is the Agent's Receipt and Record of a Second Cabin Ticket for an Eastbound voyage on the new Cunard Laconia from Boston to Liverpool, England. The Agency was located in Boston, Cunard Building on 126 State Street.

Agent's Record

Cunard Steamship Company, Limited

Outward Second Cabin Ticket No. 31040

Sold on 3.Jun.1912

For Second Cabin Passage in the Steamship Laconia

To Sail 25.Jun.1912

Passengers' Name: James Bartholomew

Age: Not given

Other Notations: E 41/1 (Berth Number)

1 Adult, 0 Children, 0 Infant

Amount Paid: $52.50

Booked to Liverpool


$52.50 from 1912 is worth: $1,158.03 in 2007 using the Consumer Price Index

Information on Document

  • Date: 1912 June 3
  • Agent Receipt No. 31040
  • Dimensions: 10 x 19.68 cm

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value

In 2013, the relative value of $52.50 from 1912 ranges from $925.00 to $23,300.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $52.50 from 1912 is:

$1,300.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$925.00 using the GDP deflator
$5,470.00 using the unskilled wage
$7,840.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$7,030.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$23,300.00 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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