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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Fold3, Passport Applications, 1795-1905 (/title/447/passport-applications-1795-1905 :accessed October 30, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
Total Records
Records: 443,177 · Complete: 100%
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Published on Fold3
April 1, 2008
Last Updated
May 13, 2011
NARA M1372. Images of handwritten letters and application forms for U.S. passports, 1795-1905.