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Receipt for coal purchased 1887

Receipt for coal purchased from George's Creek. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Baltimore, Mar 31, 1887.

Mr Geo Dittmeyer

Bought of Black, Sheridan and Wilson
6 & 8 Chamber of Commerce

Miners and Shippers of
Georges Creek, Cumberland, Big Vein, Piedmont Smithing and W. Va. Gas Coals.

Mch 19 36.15 Tons Coal
24 21.17 "       "
25 16.05 " "
26 17.04 " "
31 16 " "
108.01        @1.40 $ 157.27


Western Maryland Room

By March 1887 the cost of coal had risen from $1.25 to $1.40 per ton.


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Library

Original Size:
18 cms x 22 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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