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Letter to Geo Dittmeyer (from Black, Sheridan and Wilson)

Order for coal from George's Creek or other coal companies. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Black, Sheridan and Wilson
Miners and Shippers of
Steam, Smithing and Gas Coals
"George's Creek, Cumberland, West Va & Youghiogheny"
6 & 8 Chamber of Commerce

Baltimore, Md, Mar 8, 1887

Mr Geo Dittmeyer
Harpers Ferry, W Va

Dear Sir,
Your favor of 17th to hand and noted. We have sent your order to mine for prompt loading & trust they can get cars to give you all the coal that you may need.
Truly yours,
Black Sheridan & Wilson


Western Maryland Room

George Dittmeyer was a merchant in Harper's Ferry. He lived in Bolivar in West Virginia.

Delivery of Dittmeyer's order was dependent on availabilty of rail cars - an ongoing problem.


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Library

Original Size:
24 cms x 15 cms

Coal mines and mining, Maryland; Allegany County History; Allegany County (Md.) History, Local; Account books, Maryland, Allegany County.

Allegany County, MD; 1880-1940

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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