Passage Contracts & Tickets - Second Class

All Second Class 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.

Prepaid Steamship Ticket Memorandum, American Line, 1897

1897 Steamship Ticket Memorandum (Ticket Receipt) for a Prepaid Second Cabin passage on the American Line Steamship St. Louis for Passenger R. L. Laplace. The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives also has the passenger list for the voyage this ticket was purchased for.

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

1897-10-02 Prepaid Memorandum - Southampton to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 2 October 1897
  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Steamship: SS St. Louis
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Memorandum
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Mr. J. L. Laplace
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): British
  • Contract Terms: Limited - First part of round-trip ticket
  • Cost of Ticket: $49.10 / $1,580.00 in 2020 USD
  • Note: Passenger was on board the 2 October 1897 voyage of the Steamship St. Louis from Southampton to New York

Prepaid Steamship Ticket - Second Cabin - American Line 1898

This receipt was prepared by the ticket agent and represent the left side of the prepaid steamship passage contract that would have been forwarded to the immigrants named in the contract.

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

1898-11-11 Prepaid Memorandum - Eastward from New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 11 November 1898
  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Steamship: Not Stated
  • Route: Eastward from New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Memorandum
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Lloyd E. Brown and Leslie D. Brown
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $88.00 / $2,830.00 in 2020 USD

Anchor Line Steamship Ticket Receipt 1912

Issued by the New York Office of the Anchor Line Steamships Company, this Second Cabin Steamship Ticket receipt was purchased by Jessie Clerihew for a voyage on the SS California on 18 May, 1912 from New York to Glasgow, Scotland.

Inbound Passenger Records for Jessie M. Clerihew and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations are included.

1912-05-06 Passage Receipt - New York to Glasgow

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 6 May 1912 / 18 May 1912
  • Steamship Line: Anchor Line Steamships Company
  • Steamship: SS California
  • Route: New York to Glasgow
  • Ticket Type: Passage Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Jessie M. Clerihew
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Scottish
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $50.00 / $1,380.00 USD in 2020

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

Agent's Receipt and Record of a Second Cabin Steamship Ticket for an Eastbound voyage on the new Cunard Laconia from Boston to Liverpool, England.

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

1912-06-03 Agent's Receipt and Record - Boston to Liverpool

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 3 June 1912 / 25 June 1912
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: SS Laconia
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Ticket Type: Agent's Receipt and Record
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: James Bartholomew
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): British?
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $52.50 / $1,450.00 USD in 2020

Westbound Ticket Order - Second Cabin - 8 July 1914

Westbound Steamship Ticket Order from the Donaldson Line for Second Cabin Passenger Miss Ruth Immel, departing on the SS Cassandra from Glasgow to Montreal.

Includes List of Border Crossings from Canada to the United States and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1914-07-08 Agent's Record - Glasgow to Montreal

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 8 July 1914 / 29 August 1914
  • Steamship Line: Donaldson Line
  • Steamship: SS Cassandra
  • Route: Glasgow to Montreal
  • Ticket Type: Agent's Record
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Miss Ruth Immel
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $47.60 / $1,270.00 USD in 2020

Prepaid Certificate for Second Class Passage - Royal Mail Steam Packet Company - 1923

Very rare prepaid certificate for a second class Steamship Ticket on the RMS Reliance of RMSP. The passage for the 18 year old German immigrant girl was paid for by a relative.

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

1923-01-27 Prepaid Certificate - Hamburg to St. Louis via New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 27 January 1923 / October 1925
  • Steamship Line: Royal Mail Steam Packet Company (RMSP)
  • Steamship: SS Reliance
  • Route: Hamburg to St. Louis via New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Certificate
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Frieda Mayer
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Limited, Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $198.56 / $3,010.00 USD in 2020

Second Class Prepaid Passage Ticket - Polish Immigrant Girl (1923)

Prepaid Steamship Ticket for Janina Kozlowsk, a 13 Year-Old Polish Immigrant girl traveling from Antwerp to New York on the SS Zeeland who arrived in New York on 10 November 1923.

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

1923-12-11 Prepaid Purchaser's Receipt - Antwerp to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 11 December 1923 / Nov 1923
  • Steamship Line: United States Lines/Red Star Line
  • Steamship: SS Zeeland
  • Route: Antwerp to New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Purchaser's Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Janina Kozlowski
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Polish
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $164.56 / $2,500.00 USD in 2020

Navigazione Generale Italiana Second Class Passage Contract for Passage on the SS Roma, Departing from Naples to New York Dated 18 September 1928.

Italian Immigrant was one of the 4,000 Quota immigrants from Italy in 1928 under the Immigration Act of 1924. The contract is stamped "Quota" in large letters. Second Class passage contract from Naples to New York on the SS Roma of the Navigazione Generale Italiana Line.

1928-09-18 Passage Contract (Quota) - Naples to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 18 September 1928
  • Steamship Line: Navigazione Generale Italiana
  • Steamship: SS Roma
  • Route: Naples to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract (Quota)
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Illegible
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Italian
  • Contract Terms: Not Translated
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

1930-10-25 Voyage Contract - Naples to New York

Economical Second Class Ticket from Naples, Italy to New York Berth Cabin 776, berth 3 on the SS Conte Biancamano sailing from Naples on 25 October 1930 for passenger Salvatore Milluzzo.

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

1930-10-25 Voyage Contract - Naples to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 25 October 1930
  • Steamship Line: Lloyd Sabaudo
  • Steamship: SS Conte Biancamano
  • Route: Naples to New York
  • Ticket Type: Voyage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Salvatore Milluzzo
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Italian
  • Contract Terms: Translated from Italian
  • Cost of Ticket: $638.75 / $9,900.00 USD in 2020

 

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