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Steamships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company Stock Document and Resolution

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01419
Scope and Contents

A proclamation and list of names who professed to subscribe and pay the shares they committed to the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company, March 1, 1856. The resolution was based on a meeting of the board of the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company in Gloucester Court House. The board chose to disapprove the actions of President, W. R. Smart related to his appeal to the district court based on their ruling on the case of the Steamer Gladiator.

Pocket Diaries of Merchant's Wife

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01548
Scope and Contents Three pocket diaries written in 1869-1870 and 1874. The first diary, from 1869, focuses on the writer's daily life in Massachusetts. She writes about her activities such as music lessons, visits from friends, commemorating the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, attending lectures at the Ladies' Physiological Institute, going to the Anti-Slavery Convention at the Horticultural Hall, and seeing photograph exhibits. She also mentions writing letters to Erastus, who has gone to San...