Special Passport For US Consul Keena In Chihuahua – Mexico

Special Passport For US Consul Keena In Chihuahua – Mexico

Special Passport US Consul Keena A great document of US passport history – a SPECIAL passport of Leo J. Keena, who is proceeding to his post as American consul in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1909. Accompanied by his wife Eleanor. The passport…

A Benjamin Franklin passport in my mailbox

A Benjamin Franklin passport in my mailbox

Benjamin Franklin passport mailbox It is still surprising which emails I get via my website after being ten years online (this October). Readers often ask questions about documents from relatives. “Do you know where I can get a passport copy…

German Ambassador to the USA – Friedrich von Gerolt

German Ambassador to the USA – Friedrich von Gerolt

German Ambassador to the USA – Friedrich von Gerolt I was able to get a great historical document of German-American relationships. The letter is handwritten from Friedrich von Gerolt in the 1840s. Friedrich Karl Joseph Freiherr von Gerolt (5 March…

US Passport 1796 David Humphreys

US Passport 1796 David Humphreys

US Passport 1796 issued by David Humphreys A historical treasure of its most elegant and truly a highlight of American history in general and US passport history in specific! One of the earliest passports of the United States of America…

Passports issued by the Governors of Georgia

Passports issued by the Governors of Georgia

passports issued governors Georgia This special publication, “Passports issued by the Governors of Georgia” from the National Genealogical Society (NGS), is a most important source for US passport history. I found this publication randomly online, and I am happy to…

William Pinkney – US Minister in Great Britain – Signed Passport 1807

William Pinkney – US Minister in Great Britain – Signed Passport 1807

William Pinkney Great Britain U.S. senator and statesman William Pinkney (1764-1822) was notable for his support of the Missouri Compromise, a piece of legislation designed to restrict the advance of slavery that was passed by Congress in 1820. William Pinkney…

German Passport – US Consulate Moscow 1915

German Passport – US Consulate Moscow 1915

German Passport USA Moscow WOW, what a finding was presented to me by our fellow collector G.J. when we met once again for collectors meeting at Lake Constance a few days ago. What you see here is a quite rare…

United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 What makes this passport so special is the fantastic condition which looks almost like new. Imagine this travel document is 158 years old!   Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American…

French Passport Of A Famous Lady

French Passport Of A Famous Lady

french passport famous lady Do you recognize her? What you see here is the French passport of “Madame la marquise Le Bailly de la Falaise”. This name might not be familiar to you, but she became very famous. Take a…