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Joseph Johnson and Company Steamboat Receipts, 1836-1837

 File — Box: 4267.001, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

This file contains a statement and a receipt from Whiteman, Crew and Company of Knoxville, Tennessee, to Joseph Johnston and Company of Madisonville, Tennessee, regarding materials shipped on the steamboat Guide in the Holston River bound for Decatur. The shipped materials included cotton, cotton gin, and bundle cords, and the total bill came to $70.00. The receipt is dated May 14, 1836. The file also contains a receipt dated June 2, 1837, to Joseph Johnson and Company from Kirkman, Rosser and Company for the shipment of several items on the steamboat Madison from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Tuscumbia, Alabama.


  • 1836-1837


Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 3.0 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.2614, Whiteman, Crew & Co. Bill of Lading and Receipt; and MSS.1711, Rosser, Kirkman, and Company Receipt

Local Identifier

u0003_0002614, u0003_0001711

Processing Information

MSS.2614, Whiteman, Crew & Co. Bill of Lading and Receipt, processed by Lydia Wommack, 2009. MSS.1711, Rosser, Kirkman, and Company Receipt, processed by Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266