This is a Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen prepaid passage receipt - 3rd Class Voyage, Bremen to New York.
In the back you can read this strict instructions:
Keep this Receipt, as unless it is returned, there can be no rotund of the money. In the event of a refund, the customary deduction will be made. No refund to be made until this certificate is canceled on the books of the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen. This certificate becomes void and the money Ms forfeited a year from the date of its issue. The passenger has to wait at home until the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen send him instructions and the needful tickets and papers; if the passenger disregards this condition, all expense incurred thereby is to be charged to the purchaser of this certificate. The price paid for transportation does not include subsistence or lodging while in transit, except on the trip from Bremen to New York, or from Southampton to New York. Baggage, while in transit, is at the risk of the passenger. Excess of baggage must be paid for by the passenger. If it is found on the arrival of the passengers in Bremen or in Southampton that the children are older than represented hereon, and he passengers cannot pay for the additional ocean fare, and have neither the means to stay in Bremen nor to return to the old home, the Norddeutscher Lloyd S. S. Co. are empowered to pay passengers a sufficient amount to carry hem back to the point where they started from; such amount to be charged to the purchasor of this certificate. Passengers in must supply themselves with blankets, as well as eating and washing utensils, at their own expense.From The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives.