SOLON/SOLAN Immigration Records
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SOLON/SOLAN Immigration Records


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Castle Garden Immigration Listings

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Famine Immigrants


NEW! Naturalization Record

Name		Emigrated From	Year of Emigration	Final Oath
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Solon, Timothy	-		-			11 Feb 1860
Source: 
Cornsilk: Quarterly of the DeKalb County Historical & Genealogical Society
Summer 1990, Vol 9, No 2

NEW! The Voters and Tax-Payers of DeKalb County, Illinois published in 1876

DeKalb County: Malta Township
SOLON TIMOTHY, Farmer, Sec 13; P.O. Malta; born in Ireland, May 15, 1822; 
	came to DeKalb Co. in the Fall of 1853; has a family of four children; 
	wife was Miss Mary Welch from Ireland; owns farm of 280 acres, value $11,200; Cath; Ind.

NEW! Ellis Island records

Name: Catherine Solan     
Age: 22   
Occup: housekeeper
Ship: Republic
Date of Arrival : Nov.  30, 1924
Point of Departure:  Cobh, Queenstown
Residence in Ireland: Sarah Solan, Mother
                      Tallow
                      Frenchpark, Co. Roscom.
Final destination:    Patrick Solan, Brother
                      240 Tenth Street
                      Brooklyn, NY
(Thanks to Marianne Fisher for submitting this info!)

Place: Colorado   Year: 1888   
Primary Individual: Solan, Patrick
Source Code: 1488.1   Source Name:
"DECLARATION OF INTENTION, TERRITORY OF COLORADO, First Judicial District,
Arapahoe County." In The Colorado Genealogist. No. 1 (1862-1871), vol. 45:1
(Feb. 1984), pp. 3-11; no. 2 (1871-1877), vol. 45:2 (May 1984), pp. 60-62;
no. 3 (1878-1879), vol. 45:4 (Nov. 1984), pp. 250-252. No. 4 (1879-1883),
vol. 46:2 (May 1985), pp. 39-63; no. 5 (1883-1888), vol. 46:3 (Aug. 1985),
pp. 105-118; vol. 46:4 (Nov. 1985), pp. 139-152. No. 6 (1888-1900), vol.
47:1 (Feb. 1986), pp. 22-49; vol. 47:2 (May 1986), pp. 92, 97-104, 108-109;
vol. 47:3 (Aug. 1986), pp. 188-195; vol. 47:4 (Nov. 1986), pp. 231-236.
Source Annotation:
Date and place of filing of declaration of intention, a few are date and
port of arrival. In this index entries located in vol. 45:2 are indicated by
the code A, and vol. 47:2 (pp. 108-109) by the code B. Country of origin
also provided.   Source Page #: 22

Place: Indiana Year: 1852-1861 Primary Individual: Solan, Lewis Daviess County Circuit Court Volume H Page 241 Years 52-61 Source Code: 3434 Source Name: AN INDEX TO INDIANA NATURALIZATION RECORDS Found in Various Order Books of the Ninety-Two Local Courts prior to 1907. Indianapolis: Family History Section, Indiana Historical Society, 1981. 172p. Source Page #: 148
Place: Indiana Year: Primary Individual: Solin, Bryan Warren County Common Pleas Court Volume D Page 352 Years - Source Code: 3434 Source Name: AN INDEX TO INDIANA NATURALIZATION RECORDS Found in Various Order Books of the Ninety-Two Local Courts prior to 1907. Indianapolis: Family History Section, Indiana Historical Society, 1981. 172p. Source Page #: 148
Place: Illinois Year: 1902 Primary Individual: Solan, John Source Code: 5689 Source Name: MINORS' FINAL OATH, Sangamon County, Illinois. Springfield, IL: Sangamon County Genealogical Society, 1986. 46p. Title varies from title page to cover. Source Annotation: Date and place of final oath. Extracted from naturalization records filed under Minor's Naturalization Records, accession no. 219/3, and located at the Brookens Library, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois. Source Page #: 10
Place: Washington Year: 1853-1883 Primary Individual: Solan, James Source Code: 3436 Source Name: "INDEX TO NATURALIZATIONS, THURSTON COUNTY [Washington], 1853-1883." In Olympia Genealogical Society Quarterly (Olympia, WA), vol. 9:1 (Jan. 1983), pp. 20-23; vol. 9:2 (Apr. 1983), pp. 40-45; vol. 9:3 (July 1983), pp. 73-75. Source Annotation: Date and place of naturalization. Extracted from records at the Seattle Archives. Page number of original source is also provided. Names were transcribed by the indexers. Source Page #: 74
Place: New York, NY Year: 1861 Primary Individual: Solan, Hulda Source Code: 5832.10 Source Name: MOSER, GERALDINE, and MARLENE SILVERMAN. Hamburg Passengers from the Kingdom of Poland and the Russian Empire, Indirect Passage to New York: 1855 - June, 1873. Washington, DC: Landsmen Press, 1996. 182p. Source Annotation: Date and port of arrival. Name of ship, country of origin, place of birth or residence, page number of original record, and other historical information are also provided. Source Page #: 95
Place: San Francisco Year: 1852 Primary Individual: Solan, Guiseppe Source Code: 7162 Source Name: RASMUSSEN, LOUIS J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists. Coloma, Calif.: the author. Vol. 4, 1970. 471p. Covers June 17, 1852-January 6, 1853. Includes addenda to vols. 1-3. Source Page #: 185
Place: New Orleans Year: 1849 Age: 18 Primary Individual: Solan, ??? Source Code: 5030 Source Name: MADUELL, CHARLES R., compiler. Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: the compiler, 1966. 50 copies, privately distributed. 75p. Source Annotation: Mostly from Havana, Cuba. Many lists missing. For the years 1820-1839, see no. 5028. Source Page #: 68
Place: Ontario Year: 1871 Age: 73 Primary Individual: Solon, Thomas Source Code: 1823.17 Source Name: ELLIOTT, BRUCE S. Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario: Lambton. Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1986. 181p. There are two pages on each leaf. Source Annotation: Date and place of census. Census records are on microfilm at the Public Archives of Canada. Sex of the immigrant, country of birth, religion, ethnicity, occupation, district, subdistrict, division, and page number of record in census are also provided. Source Page #: 154
Place: Illinois Year: 1894 Age: 23 Primary Individual: Solon, Thomas Source Code: 7894.3 Source Name: SANGAMON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Naturalizations, Declarations of Intent, Sangamon County, Illinois. Springfield, Ill.: the society, 1986. 71p. Source Page #: 61
Place: New Orleans Year: 1850 Primary Individual: Solon, Michael Source Code: 5755 Source Name: "MONROE COUNTY NATURALIZATIONS." In The Hoosier Journal of Ancestry (Scottsburg, IN), vol. 7:3 (July 1980), p. 31; vol. 9:2/3 (July 1982), p. 109; vol. 10:1 (Mar. 1983), pp. 41-42. Source Annotation: Date and port of arrival or date and place of naturalization. Page number where record appears in the first Naturalization Book of Monroe County, country of origin, and port of embarkation are also provided. Source Page #: 109
Place: California Year: 1866-1878 Age: 28 Primary Individual: Solon, John Source Code: 8484.43 Source Name: SIMPSON, WILOGENE, compiler. "Great Register, Siskiyou County, 1866-1878: Registered Voters in Siskiyou County, California." In Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County. Vol. 13:3 (Spring 1985), pp. 4-7 (S). Source Annotation: Date and place of voter registration. Country of birth, occupation and residence at the time of registration are also provided. Source Page #: 4
Place: California Year: 1860 Age: 28 Primary Individual: Solon, John Source Code: 8484.42 Source Name: SIMPSON, WILOGENE, compiler. "Great Register, Siskiyou County, 1866-1878: Registered Voters in Siskiyou County, California." In Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County. Vol. 13:2 (Winter 1984), pp. 12, 20 (S). Source Annotation: Date and place of voter registration. Country of birth, occupation and residence at the time of registration are also provided. Source Page #: 11
Place: New York, NY Year: 1909 Primary Individual: Solon, Joannis Source Code: 9512.5 Source Name: VOULTSOS, MARY. Greek Immigrant Passengers, 1885-1910. A guide and index to researching early Greek immigrants. Volume I. Worcester, MA: Author, 754 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602, 1992. Distributed. H & E Book Distributors, Worcester, MA. [447p.] Source Annotation: Date and port of arrival. Page numbers for the list of passenger names in the section "Greek Immigrant Passengers, A-Z" have been added by indexers with first page of names listed as appearing on page 114 and the last page of names on page 431. Any blank pages appearing between each section of names were numbered. Source Page #: 311
Place: Massachusetts Year: 1890 Age: 44 Primary Individual: Solon, James Source Code: 7245.9 Source Name: "REGISTER OF VOTERS OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, 1890, WARD 5, NATURALIZATION DATA." In Berkshire Genealogist (Berkshire [MA] Family History Association). vol. 14:1 (Winter 1993), pp. 6-13; vol. 14:2 (Spring 1993), pp. 46-53; vol. 14:3 (Summer 1993), pp. 82-89; vol. 14:4 (Fall 1993), pp. 120-127. Source Annotation: Date and place of voter registration, some are date and place of naturalization. Place of birth, residence, occupation, and place of occupation are also provided; date when person ceased to be a voter may also be provided. Source Page #: 50
Place: Massachusetts Year: 1868 Primary Individual: Solon, James Source Code: 7245.9 Source Name: "REGISTER OF VOTERS OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, 1890, WARD 5, NATURALIZATION DATA." In Berkshire Genealogist (Berkshire [MA] Family History Association). vol. 14:1 (Winter 1993), pp. 6-13; vol. 14:2 (Spring 1993), pp. 46-53; vol. 14:3 (Summer 1993), pp. 82-89; vol. 14:4 (Fall 1993), pp. 120-127. Source Annotation: Date and place of voter registration, some are date and place of naturalization. Place of birth, residence, occupation, and place of occupation are also provided; date when person ceased to be a voter may also be provided. Source Page #: 53
Place: Ontario Year: 1871 Age: 36 Primary Individual: Solon, Ingersoll Source Code: 1823.17 Source Name: ELLIOTT, BRUCE S. Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario: Lambton. Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1986. 181p. There are two pages on each leaf. Source Annotation: Date and place of census. Census records are on microfilm at the Public Archives of Canada. Sex of the immigrant, country of birth, religion, ethnicity, occupation, district, subdistrict, division, and page number of record in census are also provided. Source Page #: 154
Place: Illinois Year: 1856 Primary Individual: Solon, Anthony Source Code: 8368 Source Name: SHELLEY, JANE, and ELSIE M. WASSER, compilers. Naturalization and Intentions of Madison County, Illinois: An Index 1816-1900. Edwardsville, Ill.: the compilers, 1983. 163p. Source Annotation: Entries located in the Introduction are indicated in this index by the code I. Source Page #: 136
Place: San Francisco Year: 1852 Primary Individual: Solon, A Family Members: Wife Source Code: 7156 Source Name: RASMUSSEN, LOUIS J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists. Volume 1. Colma, California: Louis J. Rasmussen, 1965. Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Source Annotation: Covers 1850-1864, but mostly the year 1850. Names of passengers arriving through the port of the San Francisco in mid-nineteenth century. San Francisco was the main port of entry in settlement of the West, and it is probable that many immigrants had already landed at New York and then taken ship to San Francisco, particularly in the Gold Rush days. Passengers came from all over the world, and vessels often called in other ports en route, embarking extra passengers. San Francisco ship passenger lists were formerly printed in the San Francisco Genealogical Bulletin (later San Francisco Historic Record and Genealogy Bulletin), 1963-1965. See nos. 7875-7891. Source Page #: 127
Place: Virginia Year: 1635 Primary Individual: Solon, ??? Source Code: 6220 Source Name: NUGENT, NELL MARION. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666. Vol. 1. Richmond [VA]: Dietz Printing Co., 1934. 767p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1983. Source Annotation: Record of 20,000 very early immigrants, with much relevant information. Taken from Patent Books 1 through 5. Title page states, "In 5 volumes," but up to 1979 only three had appeared. See nos. 6221 and 6223 for second and third volumes, published in 1977 and 1979. Issued originally by Nugent in parts between 1929 and 1931; the parts were then largely incorporated in this work, no. 6220. Stewart, item no. 9025, compiled the article, "Ancient Planters [1607]," pages xxviii-xxxiv. Source Page #: 32


Sources

CD #1:  Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500-1900.  Includes detailed
information on about 3 million persons who arrived in Canadian and the
United States.  Information is taken from the Filby records, published
passenger lists, naturalization records, church records, family and local
histories, voter registrations and land registrations.  Information (where
available) includes name and age of immigrant, names of family members with
whom they travelled, records of where to find more information. 

CD #2:  Passenger and Immigration Lists: New York, 1820-1850.  Information
usually includes name, age, occupation, country of origin, gender, name of
ship on which they sailed, date ship arrived in N.Y., NARA film # record
where you can go for more information.  The ship list films can be rented at
your local FHC.  You can also get more information on their availability at
the NARA website:   http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/        

CD # 3: Passenger and Immigration Lists: Boston, 1821-1850, Information
usually includes name, age, occupation, country of origin, gender, name of
ship on which they sailed, date ship arrived in N.Y., NARA film # record
where you can go for more information.  The ship list films can be rented at
your local FHC.  You can also get more information on their availability at
the NARA website:   http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/

Ships to Canada, 1700-1900's:  search the online database at Ingeneas:
http://www.ingeneas.com/ingeneas/

Ships to Canada, 1865-1924:  passenger lists are on microfilm at the
National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and in major libraries across Canada.
Libraries in other countries can borrow these films on an Inter Library Loan
- details for this procedures are explained at  
http://www.archives.ca/exec/naweb.dll?fs&020207&e&top&0   Films for Halifax
up to 1899 and Quebec up to 1900 can be rented through the LDS, film #'s are
listed on this LDS website:  
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlc/supermainframeset.asp?display=t
opicdetails&subject=332773&subject_disp=Canada_-_Emigration_and_immigration&
first=101&last=120&columns=*,180,0

Ships to Canada, 1825-1935:  search Canada's database at Archivianet:
http://www.archives.ca/exec/naweb.dll?fs&020118&e&top&0

Ships to Victoria, Australia, 1852-1879 with 10 more years to be added in
2001: http://www.cohsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/db/ship.pl


I have looked for SOLON listings in the following book and there were none.
If you would like a look-up for another surname, please send me an e-mail at [email protected].

Thirty Thousand Names of Immigrants in Pennsylvania 1727-1776 by Prof. I. Daniel Rupp 1965 pub. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

MONROE COUNTY, IN Naturalizations

Source URL:  http://www.ai.org/icpr/webfile/natural/mnatural.html

Last Name:  SOLON
First Name:  MICHAEL
Arrival Date:  1850/00/03
Book:  1
Page:  11 

There was a bit more info given in the Monroe Co., IN Gen. Society's Hoosier 
Journal of Ancestry Volume 9, #2/3 page 109.

At the top of the column, it says: Records dated 9 April 1856

the actual entry says:
11-Michael Solon  28  b. Ireland, from Liverpool arriving New Orleans  March 
1850.  Record dated 8 Aug. 1856.

another entry that might be important is:
10-James Higgins 22  b. Ireland, from Liverpool arriving New York City  Feb. 
1849.  Record dated 29 July 1856.

McLean County, IL, Immigration Records

(http://www.mclean.gov/Departments/CircuitClerk/imgrecs/imgrecs.html)

1007 SOLON, THOMAS Nat. Rec. Bk. A Co. Ct. 1864-1873 p. 326

Final Order Oct. 26 1872; Native of Ireland; Arrived in US more than 3 yrs 
previous to becoming 21 yrs and is now past 21 yrs; Witnesses Luke Nevin 
and John Moore; Renounces allegiance to Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; 
Cert. issued Oct. 26 1872 

This information is derived from records supplied by the McLean County, IL, 
Circuit Clerk, Sandra Parker, and was electronically prepared by the 
McLean County Genealogical Society. 

To request copies, please mail your request to:

Sandra K. Parker
McLean County Circuit Clerk-Immigration Records
P.O. Box 2420
Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2420

Copy cost are $1.00 per page, per document, most records are one page in length.
Certification is $2.00 per document.
Checks should be payable to McLean County Circuit Clerk
Payment must accompany all requests.

SOLONs on Ships

Ship J.H. Shepherd

Liverpool, England to Boston, Ma. 
30 April 1847

DISTRICT OF BOSTON - PORT OF BOSTON 
Copy of Report and List of the Passengers taken on board the Ship J.H. Shepherd
 of whereof ? Ainsworth is Master, burthen 635 tons, and 95ths of a ton, bound 
from the Port of Liverpool for Boston. Dated 30th day of April 1847 
Columns represent: Name, Age, Sex, Occupation, Trade or Profession, Country 
to which they severally belong, Country of which they intend to become inhabitants.

4 Catharine Solon         21 female           Ireland  UStates 
(http://istg.rootsweb.com/v2/1800v2/jhshepherd18470430.html)


Ship America Liverpool to New York July 7, 1851 DISTRICT OF NEW YORK PORT OF NEW YORK I, Joseph J. Lawrence, do solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm that the following List, or Manifest of Passengers, subscribed with my name and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs for the District of New York, contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief, a just and true account of all the Passengers received on board the ship America of New York whereof I am Master, from Liverpool, England. So help me God, Joseph J. Lawrence Sworn to this 7 July 1851 List of Manifest of all the passengers taken on board the Ship America whereof Joseph J. Lawrence is Master, from Liverpool, England burden, Eleven hundred thirty seven 36/95 tons. Columns represent: Name, Age, Sex, Occupation, Country to which they belong, Country which they intend to inhabit Mary Solun 30 F Ireland U.S. John Solun 9 M Ireland U.S. (http://istg.rootsweb.com/v2/1800v2/america18510707.html)
Richmond From Liverpool to Boston May 10, 1847 Copy of Report and List of the Passengers taken on board the Ship Richmond of ???? whereof ?? Cathorn is Master, burthen 475 tons, and 95ths of a ton, bound from the Port of Liverpool for Boston. Columns represent Names, Age, Sex, Occupation, Trade, or Profession, Country to which they severally belong, Country of which they intend to become inhabitants, Remarks relative to any who may have died or left vessel during the voyage. All passengers belong to Ireland, and intend to inhabit United States. Jas Solan 40 Male Labourer (http://istg.rootsweb.com/1800/richmond18470510.html)
SS City of Dublin Liverpool, England to New York 19 April 1872 DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK I, William Jamieson Master of the City of Dublin, do solemnly, Sincerely, and truly Swear that the following List or Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the District of New York, is a full and perfect List of all the passengers taken on Board the said City of Dublin at Liverpool from which port the said City of Dublin has now arrived; and that on said List is truly designated the age, the sex and the occupation of each of said passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said Passengers who have died on said Voyage, and the names and ages of those who died. So help me God. (signed) William Jamieson Sworn to this April 19, 1872 before me (signed) ? Deputy Collector List or Manifest OF ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the SS City of Dublin whereof William Jamieson is Master, from Liverpool burthen 1548 tons. Columns represent: Name, Age (years/months), Sex, Occupation, Country to which they severally belong, Country in which they intend to become inhabitants*, Died on the Voyage*, Boxes, Part of the Vessel occupied by each passenger during the Voyage*. 555 Laurence Solan 30 m Labourer Ireland 1 556* Margeret Solan 27 m Labourer Ireland (http://istg.rootsweb.com/v3/1800v3/dublinco18720419_2.html)
Ship Constantine Liverpool, England to New York 13 November 1851 DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK I, Richard L Bunting do solemnly, sincerely and truly swear that the following List or Manifest of Passengers, subscribed with my name, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs for the District of New York contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief, a just and true account of all the Passengers received on board the Ship Constantine whereof I am Master, from Liverpool Sworn to this 13 November 1851 So help me God. R L Bunting List or Manifest OF ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the Constantine whereof R L Bunting is Master, from Liverpool burthen M75 tons." Columns represent: Name, Age (years/months), Sex, Occupation, Country to which they severally belong, Country of which they intend to become inhabitants 334 Mary Solon 40 female Ireland United States 335 Anne Solon 10 female Ireland United States 336 Michael Solon 11 male Ireland United States (http://istg.rootsweb.com/v3/1800v3/constantine18511113_02.html)
SS Stavangerfjord Oslo, Norway to New York departed 8 April 1936 Passasjerliste - Kabin og Turist Klasse (Passenger List - Cabin and Tourist Class) Math. Anzjon, Kaptein (Captain) Edgar Gronneberg, Overstyrmann Haakon Bergh, Maskinmester Torbjorn Frydenlund, Regnskapsforer Godtfred Mayer, Lege Harald Donnum, Overstuert Reiseledere for Amerika --Mexico-turen: Lyder Selvig og frue List from Passenger Program includes Cabin and Tourist Class Passengers Columns represent: Name, Where they are from Solen, Gudmuud Brooklyn (http://istg.rootsweb.com/v4/1900v4/stavangerfjord19360408.html)
Ship Genl McClelland Nassau, Bahamas and * New Brunswick to New York 12 December 1863 DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK I, G D V Frasne, Master of the Ship Genl McClelland, do solemnly, sincerely and truly swear that the following List or Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the Collection District of New-York, is a full and perfect list of all the passengers taken on board of the said Ship at Nassau and New Brunswick from which port said Ship has now arrived; and that on said list is truly designated the age, the sex, and the occupation of each of said passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said passengers who have died on said voyage, and the names and ages of those who died. So help me God, G D V Frasne Sworn to, the (no date listed) Before Me W C Earnlien JAH (initials Handwritten, and both signatures above are written.) List or Manifest of all the passengers taken on board the Ship Genl McClelland whereof G V D Frasne is the master from Liverpool.. Burthen 14?? Columns represent: passenger number, name, age, sex, occupation, Country to which they severally belong, The country in which they intend to become inhabitants, died on the voyage, Part of the vessel occupied by each passenger during the voyage. Betw Deck stands for Upper B Between Deck. Please check both pages of the ship as I believe the families are sometimes seperated as they came on board and the numbers for some families are on both pages. 317 Tho^s Solan 35 M Servant England New York Betw Deck (http://istg.rootsweb.com/v4/1800v4/genmcclellan18631212_02.html)


I make no guarantees as to the accuracy of this data. I have merely collected it for my own use and then decided to organize it in a useful manner and share it with other researchers in order to save others the time, trouble and expense of doing this same task again. If you have any other info, please send the info to me via e-mail ([email protected]) and I will be more than happy to post it here.


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