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Payment for services of a negro man, 1829 ( more details)

Company paying for services of a negro axeman. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


First Division Second Residency
of the Chs & Ohio Canal 17th Nov. 1829

Chs & Ohio Canal Company

To Knox Hale & Co. Dr

To 7 days service of negro man Robert as axeman in the Employ of the Corps of Engineers from the 10th to the 17th of August last inclusive at 80 cts per day including board - $5.60

Recd 8th July 1830 of Daniel [?]
Resident Engineer five 60/100 dollars in full of the above account
Knox L. Holak & Co. [?]


Knox Hale [?]

Public domain

From Receipts. Miscellaneous Accounts, 1828 -1889. C&O Canal Co. Box 2, Entry P 386, RG 79; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.


Collection Location:
C&O National Historic Park

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

Maryland, 1824-1938

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

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