Romania SIG #Romania Re: Question re: Immigration Ports of Entry #romania


Harry Green
 

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I googled the ships name and found a nice article about it that probaly
explains why the ship docked in Canada as ther following sentence that I copied
for the article states:

"The Dominion Line steamship company operated liners on the Liverpool-Canada
route in the late 19th century and early 20th century.".
Harry Green
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On Saturday, October 27, 2018 7:53 PM, Harry Green <harry_green2002@yahoo.com>
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I googled the ships name and found a nice article about it that probaly
explains why the ship docked in Canada as there following sentence that I copied
for the article states:

"The Dominion Line steamship company operated liners on the Liverpool-Canada
route in the late 19th century and early 20th century.".
Harry Green
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On Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:24 PM, Harry Green <harry_green2002@yahoo.com>
wrote:



I googled the ships name and found a nice article about it that probaly explains
why the ship docked in Canada as ther following sentence that I copied for the
article states:

"The Dominion Line steamship company operated liners on the Liverpool-Canada
route in the late 19th century and early 20th century.".
Harry Green

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:33:30 AM EDT, Romania SIG digest
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1. Question re: Immigration Ports of Entry


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Subject: Question re: Immigration Ports of Entry

From: David Osachy <osachy@gmail.com>

Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:56:09 -0400

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Hi Everyone,


Can anyone explain (or offer a theory) why a Romanian Jewish immigrant coming

from Europe in 1903, whose final destination was New York City or
Pittsburgh, would disembark at the port of St. John in New Brunswick,

Canada, then travel overland through Quebec and enter the United

States at St. Albans, Vermont?


What could that strange route be about? Why not go straight to Ellis

Island? Was this an issue of money, paperwork, or perhaps something

else? If it helps, the ship was the Lake Megantic, which I am

guessing sailed >from Liverpool though I am not sure.


Thank you in advance,


Rabbi David Osachy

Jacksonville, Florida




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