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Potomac Company



  • Existence: 1785-01-05-1828-08-15-
  • Existence: 1785 - 1828

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate, Potomac Company to Fielding Lewis, 1828 June 3

 Item — Box 53, Folder: 1828.06.03
Identifier: RM-457; MS-3512
Scope and Contents

For one share of stock in the Potowmack Company. Value is 444.

Dates: 1828 June 3

List of workmen employed at the Great Falls for the Potomack Company, 1786 November 13-December 20

 Item — Box 34, Folder: 1786.11.13
Identifier: 2017-SC-001-002
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1786 November 13-December 20

Potomac Navigation Company records

 Collection — Shelf 122.H.5
Identifier: RM-1196
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1785-1786