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Connecticut River Valley Steam Boat Company records

Identifier: MS-996

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The records of the Connecticut River Valley Steam Boat Company consists primarily of business correspondence between Mills Olcott and various representatives of the company. Promissory notes related to the sale of the steamboat, the "Adam Duncan," stock certificates, balance sheet, passenger tickets, newspaper clippings as well as letters from the firm to Olcott in his capacity as a lock owner and operator are also included. The papers document the rise and fall of the short-lived steamboat company.


  • 1831 - 1833
  • 1831 - 1931


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Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).


.2 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Connecticut River Valley Steam Boat Company. (1831-1832). The collection consists of correspondence, promissory notes pertaining to the sale of the steamboat "Adam Duncan," stock certificates, balance sheets, and passenger tickets documenting the business of the company.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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