- Existence: 1785-01-05-1828-08-15-
- Existence: 1785 - 1828
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
For one share of stock in the Potowmack Company. Value is 444.
Document signed by George Washington, George Gilpin, and John Fitzgerald listing about 85 employees of the Potomac Company. The employees include 7 overseers, 2 borers, 2 carpenters, 2 blacksmiths, 1 coaler, and 68 laborers. There are three women on the list - Nurse Margaret Cosgrove, Cook Mary Twinch, and Washer Polly Firth.
This collection is comprised of three different types of documents: various accounts from individuals who have worked for the Potomac Navigation Company; lists of all the men employed by the company which details the amount of work that was done; and receipts and invoices.