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James River Steam Boat Company Records


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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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James River Steam Boat Company Records, 1818-1830 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: James River Steam Boat Company Records, 1818-1830Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-634

Primary Creator: James River Steam Boat Company

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/0000

Subjects: Business records--Virginia, James River (Va.), Norfolk (Va.), Organizations, Steam-navigation--Virginia--Norfolk, Steamboats

Forms of Material: Minute books

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One 1818-1830 minute book of the James River Steam Boat Company, consisting of stockholders of the steamboats Richmond and Powhatan. The book records meeting minutes, accounting information, resolutions, and other related activities.

Biographical Note

The James River Steam Boat Company was officially organized on January 16, 1819. The line ran routes along the James River between Norfolk, Richmond, Williamsburg, and City Point in Virginia. The company formally dissolved on January 6, 1830.

Subject/Index Terms

Business records--Virginia
James River (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: James River Steam Boat Company Records, MSS 0000-634, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed December 13, 2016.

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Folder 1: Minute book, James River Steam Boat Company, 1818 December 28-1830 January 6Add to your cart.
Stockholders include John Southgate, Robert Walker, Littleton W. Tazewell, Lewis Warrington, James Taylor, Moses Myers, Samuel Myers, Albert Allmand, Thomas Williamson, M. L. Cunningham, William H. Thompson, David Milhado, and Francis B. Ogden.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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