Passport Applications, 1795-1905 record example

    Passport Applications, 1795-1905

    Records: 443,177Complete: 100%

    NARA M1372. Letters and form applications for U.S. passports. An application may include supporting letters and affidavits from friends and relatives concerning the applicant's citizenship, residence, and character. It also may contain information regarding the applicant's immediate family, date and place of birth, occupation, physical characteristics, and (if foreign) of naturalization. Images are ordered by the surname initial, then by application date, yet not alphabetically beyond the surname initial.

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    Passport Application of Frederick Douglass
    Passport Application of Frederick Douglass
    Herman Melville's Passport Application
    Herman Melville's Passport Application

    Source Information

    "Passport Applications, 1795-1905" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/447/passport-applications-1795-1905: accessed November 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Passport Applications, 1795-1905
    Total Records
    443,177Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    M1372
    Record Group
    59
    Published on Fold3
    01 Apr 2008
    Last Updated
    13 May 2011
    Description
    NARA M1372. Images of handwritten letters and application forms for U.S. passports, 1795-1905.