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Emigration Report of the State of New York, 1872

ANNUAL REPORT of the Commissioners of Emigration of the State of New York, for the year ending December 31, 1872

_____________

BOARDING STATION

_____________

Quarantine, January 9, 1873

B. Casserly, Esq.,

Superintendent:

Sir:-I respectfully submit the Annual Report of the Boarding Officers of the Commissioners of Emigration, for the year ending December 31st 1872.

In the following tables will be found the number of passengers brought by steamships and sailing vessels from the various ports; the number of births and deaths that have occurred on board during the passage; the consignees of the steamships; the number of trips made by each steamer of the different lines, together with the number of passengers; the number of sick sent to Hospital with small-pox and fever; the mortality of each month, and the percentage of deaths on board of vessels coming from different ports, etc., etc.

I have the honor to be sir,

Your most obedient servant,

FREDERICK KASSNER,

Chief Boarding Officer.

APPENDIX

1872

Number and Nativity of Alien Passengers arriving at the Port of New York during the year 1872, who were liable to Bonds or Commutation under the Acts of April 11, 1849, July 11, 1851, April 13, 1853, May 14, 1867 and May 10, 1869.

GERMANY

132,705

SPAIN

179

IRELAND

68,747

PORTUGAL

110

ENGLAND

36,299

SOUTH AMERICA

89

SWEDEN

10,978

CHINA

67

FRANCE

10,093

GREECE

59

SCOTLAND

9,014

CANADA

48

ITALY

6,593

NOVA SCOTIA

45

NORWAY

5,039

SICILY

42

SWITZERLAND

3,630

MEXICO

32

DENMARK

3,234

CENTRAL AMERICA

25

POLAND

2,833

AUSTRALIA

25

HOLLAND

2,154

AFRICA

23

RUSSIA

1,217

JAPAN

11

WALES

644

EAST INDIES

11

BELGIUM

430

TURKEY

11

WEST INDIES

194

Total

294,581

Table III showing the Ports of Clearance and names of consignees and Agents of Steamship Lines, and Number of Passengers, Births and Deaths.

Port Where From

No. of Trips

No. of Cabin Passengers

No. of Steerage Passengers

Total No. of Passengers

Births

Deaths

Consignees and Agents

Antwerp

5

21

812

853

3

2

Funch, Edye & Co.

Bremen

76

6,505

40,352

46,857

22

29

Oelrichs & Co,

Bremen

4

55

2,655

2,710

4

4

Herm. Koop & Co.

Bergen

7

54

2,292

2,346

1

5

Funch, Edye & Co.

Bristol

10

61

1,426

1,487

3

E.E. Morgan Sons.

Cardiff

2

18

66

84

Baxter & Co.

Gibraltar

3

3

65

68

Henderson Brothers.

Genoa

6

8

107

115

1

Henderson Brothers.

Glasgow

75

2,075

22,008

24,083

11

17

Henderson Brothers.

Hamburg

58

5,557

37,233

42,790

21

37

Kunhardt & Co.

Havre

24

2,994

600

3,594

George McKenzie.

London via Havre

21

745

12,628

13,373

5

11

F.W.J. Hurst

London via Havre

1

1

216

217

1

Rammelsberg & Co.

London via Havre

1

10

66

76

Wright & Co.

Liverpool

1

5

3

8

Wright & Co.

Liverpool

83

8,324

24,075

32,399

4

8

C.G. Francklyn,

Liverpool

81

3,012

51,044

54,056

16

21

John G. Dale.

Liverpool

52

2,429

30,041

32,470

13

17

F.W.J. Hurst

Liverpool

51

1,282

24,100

25,382

6

21

Williams & Guion.

Liverpool

42

3,337

19,403

22,740

6

12

J.H. Sparks.

Messina

2

23

31

64

Henderson Brothers.

Marseilles

3

2

58

60

Henderson Brothers.

Palermo

4

6

112

118

Henderson Brothers.

Trieste

2

1

61

62

Henderson Brothers.

Rotterdam

2

17

113

130

Funch, Edye & Co.

Stettin

10

231

5,322

5,553

2

8

Rammelsberg & Co.

Total

626

36,776

274,889

311,665

114

197

Table IV Showing the Names of Steamers arrived at the Port of New York, Number of Trips made and of Passengers landed, and the Births and Deaths during the voyage.

No. of Trips

Names of Steamers and of Lines and Where From

Cabin Passengers

Steerage Passengers

Total

Births

Deaths

 

From ANTWERP

Funch, Edye & Co.

         

1

MINNIE

2

286

288

3

1

1

DE RUYTER

11

177

188

1

SILICIA

3

162

165

1

VESUVIUS

1

106

107

1

STEINMANN

4

81

85

1

5

Total

21

812

833

3

2

 

From BERGEN

Funch, Edye & Co.

         

3

ST. OLAF

34

1,325

1,359

1

4

2

PETER JEBSON

2

346

348

1

2

HARALD HARFAGER

18

621

639

7

Total

54

2,292

2,346

1

5

 

From BRISTOL

E.E. Morgan & Sons.

         

6

ARRAGON

27

756

783

1

4

GREAT WESTERN

34

670

704

3

10

Total

61

1,426

1,487

4

 

From BREMEN

Hermann Koop & Co.

         

4

SMIDT

55

2,655

2,710

4

4

 

North German Lloyd

Oelrichs & Co.

         

4

AMERICA

299

2,364

2,663

1

5

7

BREMEN

308

2,889

3,197

3

7

DONAU

882

3,853

4,735

7

DEUTSCHLAND

721

4,057

4,778

2

2

FRANKFURT

156

405

561

5

HANSA

192

2,851

3,043

1

6

7

HERMANN

617

3,689

4,306

3

2

HANNOVER

69

1,140

1,209

1

3

KOLN

214

1,403

1,617

1

1

2

LEIPZIG

61

966

1,027

2

1

4

NEW YORK

180

2,071

2,251

1

4

NEMESIS

165

2,584

2,749

3

5

6

MAIN

748

3,496

4,244

2

8

RHEIN

1,009

4,184

5,193

5

4

1

STRASSBURGH

173

594

767

7

WESER

711

3,806

4,517

2

2

76

Total

6,505

40,352

46,857

22

29

 

From CARDIFF

Baxter & Co.

         

2

GLAMORGAN

18

66

84

 

From GLASGOW

Anchor Line

Henderson Bros.

         

9

ANGLIA

334

2,801

3,135

1

3

9

AUSTRALIA

331

2,962

3,293

2

1

1

ALEXANDRIA

5

460

465

2

ASSYRIA

9

624

633

6

BRITANNIA

23

1,100

1,123

3

CALEDONIA

92

529

621

1

5

CALIFORNIA

412

1,692

2,104

2

2

7

COLUMBIA

178

1,944

2,122

2

8

EUROPA

227

2,707

2,934

2

2

7

INDIA

141

2,251

2,392

1

6

IOWA

43

1,679

1,722

1

2

3

OLYMPIA

87

764

851

1

7

TRINACRIA

144

2,247

2,391

1

3

2

VICTORIA

49

248

297

1

75

Total

2,075

22,008

24,083

11

17

 

From HAVRE

General Transatlantic Co.

George McKenzie

         

1

FRANCE

94

31

125

3

PEREIRE

409

62

471

7

ST. LAURENT

1,100

93

1,193

7

VILLE de PARIS

707

252

959

6

WASHINGTON

684

162

846

24

Total

2,994

600

3,594

 

LONDON via HAVRE

F.W.J. Hurst

         

6

DENMARK

212

3,522

3,734

1

2

5

ERIN

178

2,655

2,813

1

3

5

HELVETIA

182

2,833

3,015

1

2

1

HOLLAND

789

789

4

THE QUEEN

173

2,849

3,022

2

4

21

Total

745

12,628

13,373

5

11

 

Rammelsburg & Co.

         

1

HUMBOLDT

1

216

217

1

 

Wright & Co.

         

1

HUTTIN

10

66

76

 

From HAMBURG

Kunhardt & Co.

         

4

ALLEMANIA

8

3,534

3,542

2

5

7

CIMBRIA

822

4,506

5,328

2

6

3

FRISIA

471

1,838

2,309

2

2

GERMANIA

41

2,382

2,423

1

2

7

HAMMONIA

582

4,480

5,062

5

6

8

HOLSATIA

814

4,502

5,316

5

2

8

SILESIA

887

4,884

5,771

2

7

8

THURINGIA

875

4,480

5,355

1

2

3

VANDALIA

223

2,083

2,306

2

8

WESTPHALIA

834

4,544

5,378

3

3

58

Total

5,557

37,233

42,790

21

37

 

From LIVERPOOL

Cunard Line

C.G. Francklyn

         

11

ABYSSINIA

1,138

4,958

6,096

1

1

10

ALGERIA

772

4,474

5,246

2

3

6

BATAVIA

325

3,454

3,779

1

10

CALABRIA

745

3,847

4,592

1

2

7

CHINA

590

1,431

2,021

9

CUBA

1,090

1,274

2,364

9

JAVA

855

1,313

2,168

6

PARTHIA

274

3,324

3,598

1

9

RUSSIA

1,427

1,427

6

SCOTIA

1,108

1,108

83

Total

8,324

24,075

32,399

4

8

 

Inman Line

John G. Dale

         

8

City of ANTWERP

215

5,006

5,221

4

2

3

City of BALTIMORE

76

2,389

2,465

1

9

City of BROOKLYN

428

5,652

6,080

2

1

8

City of BRISTOL

99

4,672

4,771

1

1

7

City of BRUSSELS

495

4,499

4,994

1

1

1

City of DUBLIN

653

653

9

City of LONDON

275

5,493

5,768

4

2

3

City of LIMERICK

60

1,339

1,399

1

8

City of MONTREAL

454

4,969

5,423

1

3

9

City of NEW YORK

241

5,240

5,481

1

4

10

City of PARIS

579

7,433

8,012

1

5

6

City of WASHINGTON

90

3,699

3,789

1

81

Total

3,012

51,044

54,056

16

21

 

National Line

F.W.J. Hurst

         

7

CANADA

283

4,254

4,537

1

9

EGYPT

645

6,010

6,655

1

4

ENGLAND

115

2,472

2,587

1

4

3

FRANCE

79

1,179

1,258

1

1

4

GREECE

203

1,740

1,943

2

1

5

HOLLAND

2,239

2,329

3

8

ITALY

446

6,009

6,455

4

5

9

SPAIN

627

5,692

6,319

2

4

3

THE QUEEN

31

446

477

52

Total

2,429

30,041

32,470

13

17

 

Black Star Line

Williams & Guion

         

1

COLORADO

7

125

132

1

9

IDAHO

214

3,595

3,809

1

1

2

NEBRASKA

26

1,337

1,363

1

7

NEVADA

158

3,276

3,434

3

5

7

MANHATTAN

103

3,859

3,962

1

7

8

MINNESOTA

188

4,508

4,696

9

WISCONSIN

267

3,772

4,039

6

8

WYOMING

319

3,628

3,947

1

51

Total

1,282

24,100

25,382

6

21

 

White Star Line

J.H. Sparks

         

10

ATLANTIC

602

4,435

5,037

1

5

7

ADRIATIC

651

3,594

4,245

2

3

9

BALTIC

748

4,302

5,050

3

1

2

CELTIC

176

507

683

8

OCEANIC

683

3,767

4,450

2

6

REPUBLIC

477

2,798

3,275

1

42

Total

3,337

19,403

22,740

6

12

20

MEDITERRANEAN LINE

Henderson Bros.

Gibraltar, Genoa, Messina, Palermo, Marseilles & Trieste

43

434

477

1

 

Rotterdam Line

Funch, Edye & Co.

         

1

MAAS

6

53

59

1

ROTTERDAM

11

60

71

2

Total

17

113

130

 

From STETTIN

Rammelsberg & Co.

         

3

FRANKLYN

54

1,341

1,395

1

2

JASON

13

1,065

1,078

3

HUMBOLDT

108

1,699

1,807

2

4

1

BLADWORTH

7

656

663

2

1

THORWALDSON

49

561

610

1

10

Total

231

5,322

5,553

2

8

RECAPITULATION

Names of Steamers

Number of Steamers

Number of Trips

Cabin Passengers

Steerage Passengers

Total

Births

Deaths

Funch, Edye & Co.'s Line from Antwerp

5

5

21

812

833

3

2

North German Lloyd Line from Bremen

16

76

6,505

40,352

46,857

22

29

Herm. Koop's Line from Bremen

1

4

55

2,655

2,710

4

4

Funch, Edye & Co.'s Line from Bergen

3

7

54

2,292

2,346

1

5

E.E. Morgan's Line from Bristol

2

10

61

1,426

1,487

3

Baxter & Co.'s Line from Cardiff

1

2

18

66

84

Anchor Line from Glasgow

14

75

2,075

22,008

24,083

11

17

Hamburg American Packet Co.'s Line

10

58

5,557

37,233

42,790

21

37

General Transatlantic Co. from Havre

5

24

2,994

600

3,594

F.W.J. Hurst's Line from London via Havre

5

21

745

12,628

13,373

5

11

Rammelsberg's Line from Havre

1

1

1

216

217

1

Wright & Co.'s Line from London via Havre

1

1

10

66

76

Wright & Co.'s Line from Liverpool

1

1

5

3

8

Cunard Line from Liverpool

10

83

8,324

24,075

32,399

4

8

Inman Line from Liverpool

12

81

3,012

51,044

54,056

16

21

Williams and Guion's Line from Liverpool

8

51

1,282

24,100

25,382

6

21

White Star Line from Liverpool

6

42

3,337

19,403

22,740

6

12

National Line from Liverpool

9

52

2,429

30,041

32,470

13

17

Mediterranean Line from Gibraltar, Genoa, Marseilles, Palermo and Trieste

11

20

43

434

477

1

Funch, Edye & Co.'s Line from Rotterdam

2

2

17

113

130

Rammelsberg's Line from Stettin

5

10

231

5,322

5,553

2

8

Total

128

626

36,776

274,889

311,665

114

197

 

Table V Showing Mortality on Steamers and Sailing Vessels arriving at the Port of New York during the year 1872, on which Small-pox broke out during the Voyage.

Date of Arrival

Name of Vessels

Where From

No. of Passengers

Total No. of Deaths

No. Died of Small-pox

No. of sick sent to Hospital

Remarks

Jan 04

SS WESER

Bremen

226

5

2 sailors

Jan 06

SS City of LONDON

Liverpool

147

1

 

Jan 10

SS OCEANIC

Liverpool

176

1 case during the voyage

Jan 15

SS COLORADO

Liverpool

132

3

 

Jan 19

SS FRANCE

Liverpool

205

1

 

Feb 03

SS ENGLAND

Liverpool

168

1

1

1 case - died during voyage

Feb 05

SS RHEIN

Bremen

317

1

Crew

Feb 09

SS City of WASHINGTON

Liverpool

214

1 case during the voyage

Feb 18

SS NEW YORK

Bremen

281

1

 

Feb 23

SS ALLEMANIA

Hamburg

257

1

 

Mar 27

SS AMERICA

Bremen

608

1

 

Mar 30

SS HOLLAND

Liverpool

416

1

 

Mar 30

SS IOWA

Glasgow

421

1

1

1

 

Mar 31

SS City of BROOKLYN

Liverpool

963

2

 

Apr 07

SS DONAU

Bremen

699

1 case during the voyage

Apr 10

SS City of MONTREAL

Liverpool

959

1

1

1 case during the voyage

Apr 01

SS DEUTCHLAND

Bremen

650

1

 

Apr 08

SS MANHATTAN

Liverpool

675

1

 

Apr 12

SS FRANCE

Liverpool

746

1

1

1

 

Apr 12

Bark JOHANNE MARIA

Bremen

319

7

7

3

 

Apr 04

SS SMIDT

Bremen

799

1

 

Apr 15

SS BREMEN

Bremen

842

2

 

Apr 17

SS HERMANN

Bremen

856

1

 

Apr 18

SS EGYPT

Liverpool

1,114

1

1

1 case during the voyage

Apr 18

Bark MARCO POLO

Bremen

268

5

 

Apr 19

SS City of DUBLIN

Liverpool

653

1

 

Apr 21

SS ADRIATIC

Liverpool

769

2

2

1

 

Apr 21

SS City of ANTWERP

Liverpool

1,008

1

 

Apr 23

SS WYOMING

Liverpool

1,116

1

 

Apr 24

SS HOLSATIA

Hamburg

836

1

1

2

 

Apr 25

SS FRANKLYN

Stettin

766

1

1

1

 

Apr 24

SS NEBRASKA

Liverpool

954

1

1

2

 

Apr 26

SS WESER

Bremen

739

3

 

Apr 27

SS SPAIN

Liverpool

1,290

1

 

Apr 27

SS BATAVIA

Liverpool

923

1

 

Apr 30

SS NEW YORK

Liverpool

920

1

1

6

 

May 04

SS ALLEMANIA

Hamburg

1,260

2

2

2

 

May 04

SS RHEIN

Bremen

767

1

 

May 08

Ship LOUIS

Bremen

300

13

13

6

 

May 08

SS IDAHO

Liverpool

1,208

2

 

May 09

SS HANSA

Bremen

956

2

2

2

 

May 06

SS BALTIC

Liverpool

899

1

 

May 13

Bark VICTORIA

Bremen

347

20

20

1

 

May 15

Ship MAGDELENA

Bremen

567

7

7

6

 

May 17

Ship CAROLINA

Bremen

413

19

19

12

 

May 19

SS DEUTSCHLAND

Bremen

712

1

 

May 17

Bark GESSNER

Bremen

372

16

16

7

 

May 17

Ship PRINCE ALBERT

Hamburg

320

6

6

2

 

May 20

SS ENGLAND

Liverpool

1,274

2

2

7

 

May 20

SS ALEXANDRIA

Glasgow

465

1

 

May 21

SS VANDALIA

Hamburg

1,099

2

2

1

 

May 22

Bark ATHENA

Bremen

500

25

25

22

2 sailors

May 24

Bark EUROPA

Bremen

420

13

13

4

 

May 24

SS HUMBOLDT

Stettin

791

3

3

23

 

May 28

SS WESTPHALIA

Hamburg

922

1

 

May 27

SS NEVADA

Liverpool

663

1

 

May 21

SS NEMESIS

Bremen

998

3

3

3

 

May 24

SS ABYSSINIA

Liverpool

1,090

1

 

Jun 03

SS COLUMBIA

Glasgow

622

1

Crew

Jun 04

Ship ST. OLAF

Hamburg

185

8

8

1

 

Jun 07

Bark NIAGARA

Bremen

431

14

14

9

 

Jun 07

SS ASSYRIA

Glasgow

485

1

 

Jun 08

Ship HARZBURG

Bremen

523

14

14

4

 

Jun 10

SS GERMANIA

Hamburg

1,107

1

1

1

 

Jun 10

SS SMIDT

Bremen

812

2

 

Jun 11

Bark OCEAN

Bremen

362

6

6

During the voyage

Jun 08

SS WESER

Bremen

754

2

 

Jun 12

SS NEW YORK

Bremen

873

3

 

Jun 14

Ship CARL

Bremen

527

7

7

8

 

Jun 15

SS ALLEMANIA

Hamburg

888

1

 

Jun 22

Bark COLUMBIA

Bremen

387

8

 

Jun 22

Ship GREAT WESTERN

Liverpool

262

2

 

Jun 24

Bark KOSMOS

Bremen

217

8

 

Jun 27

SS CIMBRIA

Hamburg

670

2

2

4

 

Jun 27

SS TRINACRIA

Glasgow

432

1

 

Jun 29

SS MAIN

Bremen

427

2

2

1

 

Jul 02

SS City of LIMERICK

Liverpool

558

3

 

Jul 02

SS WISCONSIN

Liverpool

358

1

 

Jul 04

SS ITALY

Liverpool

687

At sea

Jul 08

Bark ORPHEUS

Bremen

348

5

5

2

 

Jul 10

Ship MESSENGER

Hamburg

328

3

3

At sea

Jul 22

SS SPAIN

Liverpool

696

1

 

Jul 22

Bark FREIHANDEL

Bremen

271

1

1

4

 

Jul 22

SS BREMEN

Bremen

551

1

 

Sep 07

SS ABYSSINIA

Liverpool

700

1

 

Sep 28

SS SPAIN

Liverpool

1,000

2

2

1

 

Oct 16

SS HELVETIA

London

1,185

2

2

2

 

Nov 01

SS THORWALDSEN

Stettin

610

2

 

Nov 08

SS DENMARK

Liverpool

635

2

 

Nov 09

SS AUSTRALIA

Glasgow

373

1

 

Nov 25

SS DONAU

Bremen

636

1

 

Dec 06

Bark COLUMBIA

Bremen

336

5

5

31

 

Dec 16

SS DEUTSCHLAND

Bremen

464

1

 

Dec 27

Bark OCEAN

Bremen

50

1

 

94 Vessels

Total

58,485

323

323

272

 

 

Table VI Showing Mortality on Vessels arriving at New York during the year 1872, on which Sickness broke out during the Voyage.

Date

Name of Vessels

Where From

No. of Passengers

No. of Deaths

No. of Sick sent to Hospital

Mar 26

SS HOLLAND

Liverpool

416

1

Apr 19

SS ST. OLAF

Bergen

376

1

1

Sep 27

SS MAIN

Bremen

837

1

3 Ves.

Total

1,629

1

3

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