One Class and Other Passage Contracts and Tickets

All One Class and Other Passage Contracts & Tickets available at the GG Archives. These unique contracts represent primary source documents of the voyage of many immigrants. Our collection includes a variety of types and classes and provides an invaluable account of the cost of passage.

Passage Ticket, Black Ball Line, 16 March 1859 on the Packet Ship "Yorkshire" - Nicholas Fish, New York to Bremen.

This is an 1859 Ticket for Passage on the Black Ball Line Packet Ship Yorkshire for Nicholas Fish, a Famous American (1846-1902) and famous american family.

Includes photograph of the Hon. Nicholas Fish II that dates from circa 1882, taken after he left his post as Minister of Switzerland.

1859-03-16 Passage Contract - New York to Bremen

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 16 March 1859
  • Steamship Line: Black Ball Line
  • Steamship: Packet Ship "Yorkshire"
  • Route: New York to Bremen
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Unknown
  • Name on Contract: Nicholas Fish
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated

Passage Certificate from the Anchor Line for a Transatlantic Voyage from Glasgow to New York dated 29 April 1973.

Certificate for Passage of Mrs. Andrew Fair from Glasgow to New York. Mrs. Fair, 67, arrived in New York on 11 June 1873 on board the Anchor Line SS Columbia.

Includes Images of Original Passenger Manifest used for immigrants arriving at Castle Garden.

1873-04-29 Passage Certificate - Glasgow To New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 29 May 1873
  • Steamship Line: Anchor Line
  • Steamship: SS Columbia
  • Route: Glasgow To New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Certificate
  • Voyage Class: Unknown
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Andrew Fair
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Limited
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Contract for Passage, Cunard Line, Copenhagen to America 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.

Includes arrival record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1905-03-11 Passage Contract - Copenhagen to Boston

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 11 March 1905 / 6 April 1905
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited
  • Steamship: RMS Ivernia
  • Route: Copenhagen to Albert Lea, MN via Liverpool and Boston
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Not Stated
  • Name on Contract: Jens Julius Skafte
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Norwegian
  • Contract Terms: Limited Translated from Danish
  • Cost of Ticket: 218.20 DKK / $1,760.00 USD in 2020

Deck Class Steamship Ticket, Union-Castle Line, RMS Dunvegan Castle 1912 -Front

Rare Deck Class Steamship Ticket of the Union Castle Line for passage from Port Said to Delogoa Bay on the RMS Dunvegan Castle dated 15 November 1912.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1912-11-15 Counterpart Passage Receipt - Port Said to Delagoa Bay

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 15 November 1912
  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co.
  • Steamship: RMS Dunvegan Castle
  • Route: Port Said to Delagoa Bay
  • Ticket Type: Counterpart Passage Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Deck Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. S. Peroganakis
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: £11 - 0s - 0d / £1,113.00 GBP in 2020

Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Passage Contract for Passage on the SS Werra, Departing from Havana to Galveston Dated 30 May 1933.

Passage Contract for Passage for Mr. Frauk L. Pfeuffer on the SS Werra of Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, Departing from Havana for Galveston Dated 30 May 1933.

Passage Contract - SS Werra - 30 May 1933

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 30 May 1933
  • Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen
  • Steamship: SS Werra
  • Route: Havana to Galveston
  • Ticket Type: Contract for Passage
  • Voyage Class: Unknown
  • Name on Contract: Mr. Frauk L. Pfeuffer
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Not Translated / Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations, American Export Lines Contract for Passage on the SS Excambion, Departing from New York to Naples Dated 18 January 1938.

Passenger's Receipt and Contract for passage on the SS Excambion of the American Export Lines for a voyage departing from New York to Naples on 18 January 1938 for an American adult woman.

Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1938-01-18 Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations - New York to Naples

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 6 January 1938 / 18 January 1938
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Excambion
  • Route: New York to Naples
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. F. Garner Bishop
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $169.00 / $3,100.00 USD in 2020

Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations, American Export Lines Contract for Passage on the SS Excalibur, Departing from Genoa to New York Dated 18 March 1938.

Passenger's Receipt and Contract for passage on the SS Excalibur of the American Export Lines for a voyage departing from Genoa to New York on 18 March 1938 for an American adult woman.

Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1938-03-18 Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations - Genoa to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 18 March 1938
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Excalibur
  • Route: Genoa to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. F. Gardner Bishop
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $164.00 / $3,010.00 USD in 2020

Passenger's Receipt and Copy of the Transportation Contract, American Export Lines, Agents for Italia S.A.N. Genoa

Passage Receipt and transportation contract for passage on the SS Vulcania of the Italia Line sailing 1 May 1948 from Alexandria to New York for a 24-year-old American male from Dallas, Texas.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1948-04-27 Passage Contract - Alexandria to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 27 April 1948 / 1 May 1948
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Vulcania
  • Route: Alexandria to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt and Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. Franklin E. RANSOM
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $275.00 / $2,960.00 USD in 2020

 

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