Name? Age? Number of wives?


This manifest contains the names of immigrants who arrived on the S.S. Brasilia from Hamburg, Germany, on January 31, 1899. In addition to standard information such as name and age, this 19th-century form requests that each respondent identify who paid for his passage on the ship and whether or not he is a polygamist.

National Archives, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service


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