|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.|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|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.
Nov. 3, 1886
Will pass Mr. R Smith and wife Hoboken to Buffalo and return w/c [with connecting?] Railroads.
|Year Range from||1886|
|Year Range to||1886|
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Business & Commerce