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Account book for lumber business

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This volume contains miscellaneous accounts of an unidentified private firm, probably in Albany, dealing in lumber and firewood. It includes sales of firewood to the steamboats "Red Jacket" and "Victory."
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0.1 cu. ft.(1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1837-1840
Series Number:
A0841

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous accounts of an unidentified private firm dealing in lumber and firewood, probably at Albany. It includes accounts of sales of firewood to the steamboats "Red Jacket" and "Victory". These vessels were owned by the East Boston Timber Company, which shipped lumber along the canal. The documents in this series are among the company's records acquired by the Comptroller when the City Bank of Buffalo, in which the company had a controlling interest, went into receivership. Additional records of the East Boston Timber Company are in series A1079, Passenger List and Freight Account Book of Steamboat "Red Jacket"

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