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Payment for services of negro, 1830 ( more details)

Charles Wallace paid by Canal Company for use of Regin [?] Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


First Division Second Residency
of the Chs & Ohio Canal 26th July 1830

Chs & Ohio Canal Company
TO Charles Wallace Dr

TO 6 days services of negro man Regin [?] axeman in the Employ of the Corps of Engineers at 87 1/2 cts per day including board being between the 1st and 20th July inst. - $5.25

Recd 26th July 1830 of Daniel VanShyke [?]
Resident Engineer five dollars and twenty five cents in full of the above accounting

Charles Wallace


Daniel VanShyke [?]

Public domain

The 1850 slave schedule shows a Harriet Wallace of Rockville, Maryland who owned a number of slaves. Also in her household is a 81 year old Charles Wallace, possibly the owner in 1830.

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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