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Robert Heysham Sayre diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0336
Abstract

A diary/appointment book of Robert H. Sayre, chief engineer of Lehigh Valley Railroad and a trustee of Lehigh University. The diary contains entries about the activities of a person responsible for the daily running of a railroad.

Dates: 1860

The Morris Canal and Banking Company Business Papers 1843-1864

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0156
Abstract The Morris Canal started in 1825 was built from Phillipsburg, New Jersey on the Delaware River eastward across northern New Jersey to connect in 1831with the Passaic River tidewaters as a public highway. By 1836 it was extended to Jersey City on the Hudson River. Its main commerce was carrying coal from Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley to the growing iron industry in New Jersey and iron ore back to Pennsylvania but also carried other freight. The canal was the only canal in America that utilized...
Dates: 1843-1864