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Williamsport forwarding agent, 1835 ( more details)


Newspaper advertisement Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Charles A. Warfield of A
Commission Merchant
and Forwarding Agent
At Williamsport

Has provided himself with a commodious Lot and Warehouse on Potomac Street adjoining the Basin of the Canal where he is preparing to receive all kinds of produce on storage. He is also making arrangements to start a Regular Link of Canal Boats to run between Williamsport and George-town as soon as the Canal is in order to receive the water at the upper dam, which will be early in the spring. He will transport produce of all descriptions for Millers or others, to such houses as they direct, either in Baltimore, George-town, Philadelphia or New York, at the lowest rates, and with great despatch - and to those who are disposed to sell their produce in Williamsport he will give the highest Baltimore or George-town price, deducting the cost of transportation. He will also receive and forward goods and merchandize of all descriptions, for such Merchants as may find it convenient to have their goods landed at Williamsport at a small commission, and with promptness and despatch.

He will keep on hand a contact supply of Plaster, Salt, Fish, Sugar, Coffee etc.

References
Col. John R. Dall
John Van Lear Esq - Williamsport
David Clagett Esq
John Sharer, Esq - Antietam
Messrs Mosher & Smith - Baltimore
Bene S. Pigman Esq - Cumberland
James P. Dunlop Esq - Chambersburg
Holzer Hughes Esq. - Mount Alto, Franklin County PA.
January 2




ID:
wcco099

Creator:
Hagerstown Mail

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
See Cushwa

Date:
1835-01-05

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Coverage:
Maryland, 1824-1938

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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