Records of the Stonington Steamship Company

Manuscripts Collection 128

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Providence & Stonington Steamship Co.
Title: Records of the Stonington Steamship Company
Dates: 1868-1895
Extent: 9 volumes
Abstract: This collection of business records includes ledgers, journals, cashbooks, and boat running expenses.
Identification: Coll. 128

History of Providence & Stonington Steamship Company

The Stonington Steamship Company was organized in 1867 by the Stonington Railroad Company and others to operate between New York City and Stonington, Connecticut. It was consolidated into the Providence & Stonington Steamship Company in 1875 and terminated operations in 1896.

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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Stonington Steamship Co.


Steamboat lines–Connecticut–Stonington
Steamboat lines–New York (State)–New York

Document Types:


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 128, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.


Ledgers; 1868-1875
1 A (#455); 1868-1871
2 B (#456); 1871-1875
Journals; 1868-1875
3 A (#457); 1868 Jan 1-1875 Jan 30
Cashbooks; 1868-1875
4 A (#458); 1868 Jan-1869 Jul
5 B (#459); 1869 Jul-1871 Aug
6 C (#460); 1871 Aug-1874 Feb
7 D (#461); 1874 Mar-1975 Aug
Miscellaneous volumes; 1881-1895
8 (#461 ) Boats Running Expenses; 1887-1895
9 (No Identification); 1881 Oct-1882 Dec

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