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Baltimore and Reisterstown Turnpike Company account books

Identifier: MS 0050


This collection contains account books showing purchases of stone and payments for hauling and masonry work, totalled at the end of each month, as well as receipts and bills relate to construction of the turnpike.


  • 1859 - 1915


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The collection is open for research use.

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4.0 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of J. Nicholas Shriver, July 1941.

Scope and Contents

BOX 1: Bills and Receipts, 1859-1861; BOX 2: Bills and Receipts, 1862-1863; BOX 3: Bills and Receipts, 1864-1865; BOX 4: Bills and Receipts, 1866-1867; Day Book, 1859-1866; William Shriver Papers, 1888; Turnpike Papers, 1912-1915.

Guide to the Baltimore and Reisterstown Turnpike Company account books
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-03: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States