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Title Refund coupon: Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, New Jersey 1 cent coupon. Sept 2, no year (1927-1930.).)
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2013.005.0134
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Refund coupon: Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, New Jersey 1 cent coupon. Oct. 29 or 30, no year (1927-1930.)
Not strictly a transportation ticket, but used in conjunction with a purchased fare. Six cents is the fare stated on the back which dates this not earlier than 1927 when this became the downtown fare. Back lists Oren Root as President; his resignation from that position took effect Sept. 1, 1930, making his coupon not later than that year.

Printed (red and black) paper, two sides, 2-3/8" x 6-3/4" wide; punched as used, but no validation stamp that indicated that the refund was given. Serial number La. 689754. Printed by Rand, McNally & Company, N.Y. Coupon issued at Lackawanna Terminal, Hoboken.

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Notes Archives 2013.005.0144

1c Refund Coupon - Not Good for Passage

Refund will be made only, WITHIN THIRTY MINUTES after arrival at Station of exit in Jersey City or Hoboken, N. J. upon presentation to Agent.

Lack. & Hoboken (OVER) No. La. 689754


CONDITIONS This coupon is evidence that six cents has been prepaid by passenger at the JERSEY CITY or HOBOKEN, N. J., station on the date and at the time indicated hereon. It is redeemable for ONE CENT if presented to the Company's Agent within THIRTY MINUTES AFTER PASSENGER'S ARRIVAL, by next direct or connecting train, at the Exit at ANY OTHER JERSEY CITY or HOBOKEN station ONLY. FIVE CENTS is retained by this Company as the legal fare for one local ride between any of its stations in JERSEY CITY and, or, HOBOKEN, N. J. This coupon is not good for passage, is not transferable, is not redeemable in New York, and is void if altered or defaced.


Oren Root

People Root, Oren
Date 1927-1930
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1930
Search Terms Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
Caption refund coupon: front and back
Imagefile 211\20130050134.TIF
Classification Railroads