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Title Miscellaneous Correspondence A-J
Date Oct 1896 - 4 Mar 1902
Document Type Manuscript; Correspondence
Reference D0133
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Alexander Heisson Papers, 1888-1909
Description Includes requests from the Dominion Line for the number of tickets sold and to whom, correspondence with various banks, emigration agent offices and letters between Heisson and the Finland Steam Navigation Company.
Series Description The collection includes correspondence, financial records, and printed materials relating to Heisson's business. Also present are printed materials, financial records, travel documents and correspondence concerned with other Finnish immigrants, some helped by Heisson.
Biographical Note / History Alexander Heisson was a Finnish immigrant who settled in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. In addition to his merchant business, he served as agent for ticket purchases for other immigrants from Finland.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality Finnish
People Heisson, Alexander
Keywords Dominion Line, finance, Finland Steam Navigation Company, emigration, agent
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language Finnish; English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania