World Archives Project: New York, New York, Quarterly Abstracts of Seamen's Protection Certificates, 1815-1869

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About this project This collection contains a list of Quarterly Abstracts of Seamen's Protection Certificates.  Fields that will be captured will be Given, Surname, Birth City, Birth State and Certificate Dates.

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Project-specific sample images and form field help:

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Abstract
Combined
Year Page
Page Two

Abstract

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Choose the "Abstract" form type when the image contains declaration date, name, and age. It will typically be a single sheet and does not contain a birth location.

Declaration Day

Key the Day form the "Declaration Date" The "Declaration Date" will be in the far left column typically named the "Date"
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Declaration Month

Key the Month in its three letter abbreviation using the dictionary provided to assist you form the "Declaration Date". The "Declaration Date" will be in the far left column typically named the "Date"
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Declaration Year

Key the "Declaration Year" as seen on the image if provided. Sometimes the "Declaration Year" will be found in the header, if so key the year to all the records which it applies.
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Surname

Key the Surname as seen on the image using the dictionary provided for assist you.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the image using the dictionary to assist you.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Age

Key the "Age" as seen on the image. The "Age" will always be found in the column right of the "Name"
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Combined

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Choose the "Combined" form type when the image contains the declaration date, name, age, and birth location. It will typically spread across two sheets of paper.

Declaration Day

Key the Day form the "Declaration Date" The "Declaration Date" will be in the far left column typically named the "Date"
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Declaration Month

Key the Month in its three letter abbreviation using the dictionary provided to assist you form the "Declaration Date". The "Declaration Date" will be in the far left column typically named the "Date"
See Example

Declaration Year

Key the "Declaration Year" as seen on the image if provided. Sometimes the "Declaration Year" will be found in the header, if so key the year to all the records which it applies.
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Surname

Key the Surname as seen on the image using the dictionary provided for assist you.
See Example

Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the image using the dictionary to assist you.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Age

Key the "Age" as seen on the image. The "Age" will always be found in the column right of the "Name"
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Birth City

Key the "Birth City" as seen on the image using the dictionary to assist you.On records where the column is titled as "Where Born or Naturalized" key all places into the birth place fields.
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Birth State

Key the "Birth State" in its full form using the dictionary provided to assist you.On records where the column is titled as "Where Born or Naturalized" key all places into the birth place fields.
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Year Page

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Choose the "Year Page" form type when the image contains they year without any names to key.

Declaration Year

Key the "Declaration Year" as seen on the image if provided. Sometimes the "Declaration Year" will be found in the header, if so key the year to all the records which it applies.
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Page Two

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Choose the "Page Two" form type when the image is the second page of the abstarct, and constains the birth location. Nothing from this image will be keyed.



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