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Culbertson, payment for lumber, 1872 ( more details)

S.F. Culbertson Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Hancock Division
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
To S. F. Culbertson Dr
Address Wmsport

The following as per Bill rendered, filed in Treasurer's Office, and certified to by D. Jacques viz:

1872 March
For freight on 5000 feet lumber from Dam [?] to 4 Locks [?] $10.00

I certify that the above account is correct; that the items therein were duly authorized and contracted for on favorable terms and have been received, for the use and benefit of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company and is hereby approved.
Denton Jacques, Superintendent.

The above account was authorized; it has been examined by me, found correct and hereby approved.
Jas. C. Clarke, President.

Received April 17th, 1872 from the Treasurer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, Ten dollars in full of the above account.

S. F. Culbertson & Co.

Read this. - The above receipt must be dated and signed by the party in whose favor this Voucher is made out: or, when signed by another party, the authority for so doing must in all cases accompany it; and this Receipt must not be cut off from the body of the Voucher.


J. S. Culbertson

Public domain

In the 1877 Atlas of Washington County, S. F. Culbertson, was listed as a "Manufacturer and Dealer in Lumber." His location was shown as across the Conococheague from the rest of town. The Hagerstown Mail reported "Mr. S. Culbertson, on the west side of the Conococheague, who has a lumber yard there, lost all his lumber, amounting to from 40,000 to 60,000 feet" in the November, 1877 flood.


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, WCFL

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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