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Title Pass, transportation: Handwritten pass for a Mr. R. Smith & wife for travel from Hoboken to Buffalo & return, issued by A. Reasoner, Supt., M.&E. Div., D.L. & W. R.R., Hoboken, Nov. 3, 1886.
Object Name Pass
Catalog Number 2012.001.0039
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Pass, transportation: Handwritten pass for a Mr. R. Smith and Wife for travel from Hoboken to Buffalo and return, issued by A[ndrew]. Reasoner, Superintendent, Morris & Essex Division, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Hoboken, Nov. 3, 1886. Printed lined note paper, partial sheet 4" high x 5-1/2" wide with holographic entries; inkstamp validation with date; 3 different conductors' punches. Creased, soiled.

An example of how free passage was allowed by this informal method as a written note to conductors rather than a more formal printed pass, usually being a form on paper or card.

Handwritten text:
Nov. 3, 1886
Conductors
Will pass Mr. R Smith and wife Hoboken to Buffalo and return w/c [with connecting?] Railroads.
A Reasoner
Sup't.
People Reasoner, Andrew
Date 1886
Year Range from 1886.0
Year Range to 1886.0
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Caption front
Imagefile 142\20120010039-3.TIF
Classification Railroads
Business & Commerce
Travel
Transportation