Records of the New London Steamboat Company

Manuscripts Collection 129

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: New London Steamboat Co.
Title: Records of the New London Steamboat Company
Dates: 1882-1904
Extent: 5 volumes
Abstract: Business records of the New London Steamboat Company comprises of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks.
Identification: Coll. 129

History of New London Steamboat Company

The New London Steamboat Co. was established in 1882 and operated between New London, Connecticut, and Watch Hill and Block Island, Rhode Island. It was purchased by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad’s consolidated New England Navigation Company i 1904.

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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.


Steamboat lines–Connecticut–New London
Steamboat lines–Rhode Island–Block Island
Steamboat lines–Rhode Island–Watch Hill

Document Types:

Journals (accounts)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 129, 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; 1882-1904
1 # 319; 1882-1899
2 # 320; 1899-1904
Journals; 1882-1904
3 # 321; 1882 Jul-1902 Aug
4 # 322; 1902 Sep-1904 Dec
Cashbooks; 1894-1899
5 # 323; 1894 Oct-1899 Sep

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