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Way Bills May 1858 - Ascending (- Cumberland office)


Lists Boat, Master and cargo Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



BILL BILL DATEMILESNAME OF BOATNAME OF MASTERToll HereElsewhere
24631895
97Apl.281 to 185E. MoseNelly McCoy408
45" 24 "I. E. McDonaldJno. Keller408
1491859 Nov. 11 "Lonaconing No. 1J. G. Stone408
351858 Apl. 24 "O. W. ShurterandI. Hewett408
43" " 24 "Left BowenI.Kesser408
93" " 28 "Smith HurdJno. Brownley408
40May 1 "Wm BordenJas. McDonald408
38" " "CauvuieirsGeo. Seaman408
9" 7 "D. McKaigEdw. Richter408
?0Apl.29 "Ben. ArdingerBen. Ardinger210
12May 3 "Geo. L. JacquesDan'l McCoy408
9Oct. 30 "Lake ErieSaml. Elgin408
3Apl. 24 "Martin HoffmanW. E. O'Byran408
7" " "AuzovettaWm. Seaman408
2" 25 "Col. YoungJesse Hill408
1" 27 "Ian LouiseThos. Keller408
9" 26 "Jos. KnodeSaler Cooper408
0" 24 "I. B. GriffinJ. Eaton408
2" 29 "Gen. Illerson ?I. Brown408
5" 24 "Ch. WilliamsWm Brashear408
4May 3 "LaurettaJno. Byroads437
4Apl. 22 "HopewellB. Carter408
6Apl. 25 "Thos. SaumThos. Saum469
9" 28 "Sally WeirSaml. Lynch408
52" 25 "Mr. WeibenA. Weiber408
4" 27 "Jas. UragillI. Leopold436
19May 1 "Jno. G. StoneJno. Young408
5Apl. 27 "Jas. FitzpatrickRau Sprigg408
7 " "Henry Uraydo408
3 " "Geo. LynnThos. Gillew408
8 " "Ann Gillewdo408
3 " "T. I. UreshaffySaml. Lynch408
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ID:
wcco194

Creator:
C&O Canal Company

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
This is a listing of WAY BILLS received at the Collector’s Office in Cumberland during the month of May 1858. Most of the boats returned from Georgetown empty (Georgetown was Mile 1 and Cumberland Mile 185) so they paid the standard toll of $4.08.

Three boats carried cargo:
JNO BYROADS [?] carried fish for 99 miles, (Williamsport) and paid an additional 30 cents in toll
THS SAUM [?] transported a ton of lumber to Cumberland. His toll was $4.69.
J. LEOPOLD had a cargo of .33 tons off whiskey for 55 miles (Brunswick)

The items listed as types of cargo carried on canal boats read:
Ale, Beer, Cider, Vinegar, Liquors, Wines, &c.;
Fish, salt and fresh;
Flour, meal, grain, seeds, &c.
Bacon & other meats.
Butter. Lard, &c.
Furniture and empty barrels.
Carriages
Wrought stone
Wrought Iron, Nails, and other Hard-ware.
Tar, pitch, rosin, oakum, &c
Dry goods, groceries and other merchandise.
Mill Offal, Potatoes Turnips &c.
Wagons, carts, ploughs, &c.
Castings and Bloom Iron,
Oysters
Melons and Fruits.
Salt
Lumber, Laths, Palings, Shingles, Hoop-poles.
Charcoal
Pig and Scrap Iron.
Tiles and Slates.
Bricks, and Ice,
Lime and Cement.
Rough Stone.
Rails, Posts, round and square Timber.
Coal.
Plaster
Guano, bone dust, poudrett
Ashes, lime, and other manures.

Date:
1858

Collection Location:
C&O National Historic Park

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

Coverage:
Maryland, 1824-1938

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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