The Resource Potomac Company papers

Potomac Company papers

Label
Potomac Company papers, 1785, 1812
Title
Potomac Company papers
Inclusive dates
1785, 1812
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1785 and 1812, of the Potomac Company consisting of a subscription list, 1785, containing the names of shareholders including George Washington, and a letter, 12 May 1812, from Josias Thompson, Georgetown, District of Columbia, to the president and directors of the Potomac Company concerning the Potomac Canal, its laborers, its finances, and efforts to construct locks around the little falls of the Potomac River
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Josias Thompson was a surveyor and engineer who worked on the the Potomac Canal.
Cataloging source
VIC
Location of other archival material
Leonard Harbaugh letter, 28 January 1804 (LVA accession 45011).
Label
Potomac Company papers
Note
Accession 44976 interfiled with accession 44975
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC
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001632175
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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