Passenger Contract ticket for
the EAGLE, Glasgow to Quebec 1843
... the Eagle was a barque ; built at Quebec
in 1842, by Pierre Thorn ;
370 gross tons ; port of Registry, Quebec ;
sailed from Glasgow April 18th 1843, with
by Alex. G. Gilkison, Miller Street Glasgow.
Licensed Passenger Broker
Schedule (B), referred to in the 19th Section of the Passengers' Act
PASSENGERS' CONTRACT TICKET
one receiving Money from, or in respect of, any Passenger about Leaving
the United Kingdom, for any place in North America, without using
Form, and correctly filling up the blanks therein, and signing it with
his name in full, will be liable to a Penalty not exceeding £10 for
each such Passenger.
Ship EAGLE of
Quebec, 370 tons register burthen, to sail from Glasgow
for Montreal on the 15 day of April 1843.
engage that the Parties herein named shall be provided with
a Steerage Passage to Montreal in
the Ship Eagle with not less than 10 cubic
feet for Luggage for each Statute Adult, for the sum of £27.00 including
Head-Money, if any, at the place of landing, and any other
charge ; and I hearby acknowledge;
to have received the Sum of £27.00 in full payment.
Water and Provisions, according to the annexed scale, will be supplied by the
Ship as required by law, and also fires and suitable hearths for cooking. Utensils
for eating and drinking will be provided by the Passengers *.
Bedding, will be provided by the Passengers *.
Gilkison on behalf of the Charterer.
Date, Glasgow 14
|Mr. William Duff
|Mrs. William Duff
|* Fill up these blanks by stating, in each case, whether the
articles are to be supplied by the Ship or the Passenger.
If signed by the Broker, state on whose behalf.
(At the end of this contract, insert the Victualling Scale, which
must in no case be less than required under the provisions of the
|SCALE OF WATER AND PROVISIONS
|A supply of water Daily, at the rate of 3 quarts for each Passenger
and at convenient times, not less than 2 times a week ; a supply
of Provisions after the rate of 7 pounds of Bread, Biscuit, Flour,
Oatmeal or Rice, per week, One half at least of the supply shall
consist of Bread or Biscuit, and that Potatoes may be employed
(at Master's option) to the extent of the remaining half of the
supply, five pounds of the Potatoes being computed as equal to
one pound of the other articles above enumerated ; and that such
issues, as aforesaid, shall be made throughout the whole Voyage,
including the time of detention, if any, at any Port or Place before
the end of such Voyage.
|(Sold by Robert Jackson, Wholesale and Retail Stationary and
Bookseller, 5, St. Enoch Square, Argyll Street, Glasgow)
with TheShipsList by descendant of the passengers, Kathleen Ogg-Moss,
who added this comment,
of the passengers listed arrived
safely and I have found descendants of all except Catherine Nicol
who fell in love with one of the sailors, returned to Scotland,
married and emigrated to New Zealand. (This is what her great-grandson
told the pubkeeper in Bankfoot, Scotland)"...
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