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32,000 tons of coal transported in month, 1856

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The Canal.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is in fine navigable order, and is doing a heavy business. Three Hundred and One Boats descended to the District Markets, carrying 32,000 tons of Coal. This is said to be 5,000 tons more than for any preceding month.

The officers of the Canal Company now consist of William P. Maulsby, President; James Coudy, and Jacob H. Grove, of Washington County, Dr. James Fitzpatrick and Thomas Devecmon, of Allegany County, John Brewer, of Montgomery County, and Robert P. Dodge, of Georgetown, D. C., Directors.


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

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

Maryland, 1830-1940

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

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