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RE: [S-R] LDS Passenger Lists for NY

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  • annavanek@netscape.net
    The LDS library should also have a matrix which tells how to read the cards.. there are at least 3 formats that I have come across. Check w/them again.. I
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 23, 2003
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      The LDS library should also have a matrix which tells how to read the cards.. there are at least 3 formats that I have come across. Check w/them again.. I know the FHL I use has the information to translate. Good luck
      Mebjwb@... wrote:

      >Hi,
      >
      >I am hoping someone can advise me with a problem I encountered at the LDS
      >History Library yesterday.  I had ordered the Passenger Index for NY, years
      >1897-1902.
      >In looking at the soundex cards I found many typed cards that had the
      >following information.
      >
      >Name            000                     00                          00        
      >                  0000
      >
      >For example:  Pavlik, Joseph  24m     03    69   4862  (These are not the
      >actual numbers used, but show the format used).
      >
      >No one at the Library was able to help me interpret this information.  There
      >is not any date on these cards or ship names--just these numbers.  Can anyone
      >tell me what these numbers mean?
      >
      >I then discovered they sent me the index from  1902-1910 instead of the one
      >requested, so I have had to reorder the correct film.  I am hoping to be able
      >to understand these cards before I return to look at the reordered film.
      >
      >I greatly appreciate any information you can give me.  Thanks.
      >
      >Marge Bonifield
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      >

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