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Passenger Contract for Zacrias Snickarspojke
The contract is issued July 15, 1881 by Charles A. Berglund as
the agent for D. & C. MacIver, Liverpool. The 32 year old emigrant Zacrias
Snickarspojke from Finland has paid 147.60 Swedish Crowns to go from Gothenburg
to Ashtabula, Ohio. The departure day from Gothenburg is the same day as the
contract is issued. At the bottom of the form is a signature of a representant
for the police in Gothenburg, assuring the contract is written in accordance to
|The text on the right side of the contract:
I the undersigned, Ch. A. Berglund hereby engage to forward [ ... ] rein
mentioned emigrants from Gothenburg to Ashtabula, Ohio for the sum of
147.60 Kronor, being payment in full, inclusive landing expenses in
The departure from here will take place in a Royal Mail Steamer on the 15
From Gothenburg the passengers are forwarded on steerage
place to Hull, and further, never later than twelve hours after the custom [ ...
] examination, to Liverpool, in third class carriages on the railroad. With the
first steamer belonging to the Cunard Line (the Cunard Steamship Company
Limited) the departure from Liverpool will take place never later than eight
days from the arrival there.
In the above payment is included: Steerage place in the Steamers and third
class carriages on the railroads. - Forwarding of luggage with 10 cubic-feet,
half for children, also good and sufficient food from Gothenburg to the landing
place in America free lodgings in Hull and Liverpool.
Should this contract on my part not be fullfilled or any misinterpretation
there of [ ... ] on either side, then I bind and declare myself willing to [ ...
] to need abide by stipulations comprised in the 5:the Sections, 5:th Classe of
the Government Emigrant Regulation of 5:th February 1869.