Passport Applications, 1795-1905 record example

Passport Applications, 1795-1905

Records: 443,177 · Complete: 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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Example Records

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

"Passport Applications, 1795-1905" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/447/passport-applications-1795-1905: accessed December 2, 2021)

Publication Title
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
Total Records
443,177 · Complete: 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.