Index to Register of Passports USA 14 November 1834 to 1843
These passports were granted to citizens of the United States going to foreign countries. Passports were granted to those satisfied the requirement that they be “entitled to receive them” Each applicant had to present evidence that they were a citizen of the USA and a description of his person:
Age, Height (Stature), Forehead, Eyes, Nose, Mouth, Chin, Hair, Complexion, Face
If the applicant’s wife, children or servants were to accompany him,
or any females under his protection, only their names and ages plus
their relationship to the applicant was needed.