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Conewago Canal Company records

Title
Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820.
Author
Conewago Canal Company.
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Additional Authors
  • Morris, Robert, 1734-1806.
  • Francis, Thomas W., 1767-1815.
  • Alexander, William.
  • Bingham, William.
  • Brindley, James, 1716-1772.
  • Cassat, David.
  • Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
  • Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817.
  • Donaldson, John, 1754-1831.
  • Epley, William.
  • Francis, Tench, 1730-1800.
  • Hare, Charles Willing.
  • Harris, Robert.
  • Kirk, Caleb, 1792-1872.
  • Leatherman, Conrad.
  • Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829.
  • Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817.
  • Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800.
  • Miller, Henry.
  • Nicholson, John, 1757-1800.
  • Owings, William.
  • Rawle, William, 1788-1858.
  • Singer, Abraham.
  • Thompson, James.
  • Tilgham, Edward.
  • Townsend, John.
  • Harris & Donaldson (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Owings & Cheston (Baltimore, Md.)
Description
4.5 linear feet (26 boxes).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, business papers, and accounts of the Conewago Canal Company.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Hough, Samuel J.
Biography (note)
  • The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on the Susquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 624
Author
Conewago Canal Company.
Title
Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on the Susquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn. The company was founded in 1792 by a group of Pennsylvania investors with the support of the state legislature. The locks were officially opened in 1797 and the company was sold to its creditors in 1800.
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Added Author
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806.
Francis, Thomas W., 1767-1815.
Alexander, William.
Bingham, William.
Brindley, James, 1716-1772.
Cassat, David.
Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817.
Donaldson, John, 1754-1831.
Epley, William.
Francis, Tench, 1730-1800.
Hare, Charles Willing.
Harris, Robert.
Kirk, Caleb, 1792-1872.
Leatherman, Conrad.
Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829.
Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817.
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800.
Miller, Henry.
Nicholson, John, 1757-1800.
Owings, William.
Rawle, William, 1788-1858.
Singer, Abraham.
Thompson, James.
Tilgham, Edward.
Townsend, John.
Harris & Donaldson (Baltimore, Md.)
Owings & Cheston (Baltimore, Md.)
Research Call Number
MssCol 624
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