RE: [S-R] LDS Passenger Lists for NY
- 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
>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
>In looking at the soundex cards I found many typed cards that had the
>Name 000 00 00
>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.
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