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Canal trade from Williamsport, 1854


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From the Williamsport Times.

Canal Trade,
The Canal is once more in good navigable order, and transportation has been resumed. Quite a number of boats have left, and are still leaving this port ladened with Flour, Whiskey, etc. Business is quite brisk.

The amount of Flour received at the different Warehouses at this place, since the 1st of March, is 1,728 bbls.
J. H. Anderson -       529 bbls.
John Ardinger       -       442 bbls
Chas Embrey ,       512 bbls
Hitzer & Charlton 245 bbls
Total; 1,728 bbls

DEPARTURES.
Boat A. Young, Capt. Ardinger, left this port on Monday, with 1,000 bbls. flour, from John Ardinger to A. Young and Geo. Waters, Georgetown.
Boat C. F. Mudge, Capt. Taylor, left this port the same day, with 1000 bbls. flour, from John Ardinger to J. A. Magruder and Geo; Waters, Georgetown.
Boat A. Leiter, Capt. Ensminger, left this port on Tuesday, with 860 bbls, flour, 100 bbls. Whiskey, and 80 bush. Cloverseed from J. H. Anderson to G. Waters and J. A. Magruder, Georgetown.
Boat I. Long Capt. Hoy, left this port on the same day, with 800 bbls. flour, 30 bbls. whiskey, and 314 bush, cloverseed, from J. H. Anderson to G. Waters, Georgetown.
Boat M. V. Hill, Capt. Besore, left this port on the same day, with 1100 bbls. flour, from H. Downs to George Waters, Georgetown
? Mountain Ranger, Capt. Hetzer, left Wednesday, with 1182 bbls flour from Fetzer & Charlton, to J. A. Magruder, Georgetown.
Boat W. T. Hamilton, Capt. Embrey, left this port on the same day, with 1135 bbls. flour, from Chas. Embrey to Geo. Waters, Georgetown.
Boat J. R. Annan, Capt. Ensminger, left this port today (Thursday) with 1000 bbls. flour: from J. H. Anderson to Geo. Waters, Georgetown.
Boat R. G. Violet, Capt. Moravey, left this port the same day, with 1000 bbls. flour, from Anderson to Geo. Waters, Georgetown
Boat W. J. Booth, Capt. Hetenhouser, left this port the same day, with 1000 bbls. flour, for A. Young, Georgetown.
Boat Anna Ertz, Capt. Charlton, will leave this port on Saturday, with 1000 bbls. flour, from Hetzer & Charlton to J. A. Magruder and George Waters, Georgetown. -




ID:
wcco299

Creator:
Herald of Freedom & Torch Light

Rights:
Public domain

Date:
1854-03-15

Collection Location:
WCFL

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

Coverage:
Maryland, 1830-1940

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

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