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Label
1833-1849
Inclusive dates
1833-1849
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Journal, 1833-1849, of the James River Steamboat Company, including stock accounts showing name of purchasers, interest accounts, records of dividends paid stockholders, and income statements for passengers and freight. Also contains maintenance expenses on steamboats, including the steamboat Thomas Jefferson. There are records of payments made to George C. Pickett for rent of two wharves at Rocketts and to W.J. Morris for a wharf at City Point, Virginia. Entries indicate that by 1842, the company boats were traveling to Washington and transporting mail
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Biographical or historical data
The James River Steamboat Company was incorporated by an act of the General Assembly in 1833 for the purpose of operating a steamboat between Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia. The first president was Edward G. Mayo and Robert Anderson was secretary.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Available for purchase: Edwards, Conley L., III et al., comps. A GUIDE TO BUSINESS RECORDS IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, 1994
Form designation
Journal
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
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000494448
Type of unit
v. (84 p.)

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