I'm trying to read the handwriting on this ship manifest for Carl Guna, a coal miner arriving into New York on November 13, 1912:

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See the one circled in red. I've included all the entries on the page to help figure out.

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    I agree - it is Marianna, Pa. Perhaps you should self-answer this since you've answered it in the question.
    – Harry V.
    Commented Aug 14, 2016 at 22:22
  • @HarryVervet I've added an answer per your suggestion.
    – WilliamKF
    Commented Aug 15, 2016 at 0:00

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As best as I can tell, the state is Pa, or Pennsylvania and the city is Marianna. I think it is PA from the other entries, such as Allegany, two above it. According to Wikipedia, Marianna included coal mines open in 1912.

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