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Steamboats

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85127732

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Johnson and Company Steamboat Receipts, 1836-1837

 File — Box 4267.001: [1005680107], 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...
Dates: 1836-1837

Loading Cotton on the Alabama River caption, 1857

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W0129.01
Scope and Contents This two-page typescript, titled "Loading Cotton on the Alabama River," is the caption of an illustration initially published in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion on November 28, 1857. The caption describes an illustration featuring African-American boatmen using hooks to load cotton bales onto a steamboat. This collection only contains a typescript of the caption; a copy of the illustration is not included.
Dates: 1857