Concord Railroad Letterbook, 1871-1875

Collection number: MS 283
Size: (1 item)

About the Concord Railroad Corporation

The Concord Railroad ran between Concord and Manchester, and was founded in 1835. In 1889/1890 it merged with the Boston, Concord, & Montreal Railroad and became the Concord & Montreal Railroad. Later this was absorbed into the Boston & Maine Railroad in 1895.

About the Concord Railroad Letterbook

The Concord Railroad Letterbook was kept by Jesse Stevens (dates unknown), a railroad superintendant at Manchester, between 1871 and 1875. Topics include the textile mills, food transport, labor disputes and accidents, the Panic of 1873, and his duties on the job.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Folder 2, Box 27, Concord Railroad Letterbook, 1871-1875, MS 283, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchase from Carmen Valentino Rare Books, date unknown.

Collection Arrangement

Collection is in original order as received.