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Passenger Contract Ticket - Carpentaria, Liverpool to Melbourne, 1854 Reg. No: HT 11901
- Presumed steerage class ticket for the Carpentaria, leaving from Liverpool for Melbourne on 1 May 1854 for sum of 18 pounds. Ticket issued to 31 year old August Kleiner, by Frackleton's American Emigration Office, Liverpool, for passage on the Carpentaria.
The 1,460 ton square-rigged ship Carpentaria arrived in Hobsons Bay on 1 August 1854 carrying 542 second and third-class passengers, after a passage of 79 days. This was the day after the arrival of the more famous clipper ship the Lightning, on her maiden voyage from Liverpool.
- Blue paper ticket with black print and inscribed in black ink with pencil notes of room accomodation. Torn along left hand edge.
|Dimensions:||16.40 cm (Width), 19.60 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, migration settlement|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||In pencil: Room 36 - Berth 4
Printed: No. 78/FRACKELTON'S AMERICAN EMIGRATION OFFICE,/126, WATERLOO ROAD, LIVERPOOL./PASSENGER'S CONTRACT TICKET.
|Issued To:||August Kleiner, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, 1854|
|Issued By:||Frackleton's American Emigration Office, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, 1854|
|Ship Depicted:||Carpentaria, 1854|