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Castle Garden versus Baltimore arrival

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Castle Garden versus Baltimore arrival

Posted: 1 Mar 2013 7:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
I found my immigrant ancestor on both the Baltimore Passenger Lists and the Castle Garden records. Both records give identical information regarding date of arrival, birth year, age, sex, name, ship name and departure location (Bremen).

I don't understand how he can be on both lists. It seems to imply that he arrived in New York AND he arrived in Maryland. I don't know what to think of this or which location to identify as his place of arrival.

Can anyone help me understand this? Thanks.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mcmahon510 2 Mar 2013 2:29AM GMT 
BobNY 2 Mar 2013 4:23AM GMT 
mcmahon510 2 Mar 2013 4:06PM GMT 
BobNY 4 Mar 2013 4:01PM GMT 
mcmahon510 4 Mar 2013 8:53PM GMT 
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