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Passenger Contract Ticket - Carpentaria, Liverpool to Melbourne, 1854 Document Reg. No: HT 11901

Summary:
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.
Description:
Blue paper ticket with black print and inscribed in black ink with pencil notes of room accomodation. Torn along left hand edge.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.40 cm (Width), 19.60 cm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: tickets
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

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