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Title Pass, railroad: D.L. & W.R.R., issued to Hon. Augustus C. Canfield, Senator, for free passage until Dec. 31, 1878, on Morris & Essex Div. & Warren R.R.
Object Name Pass
Catalog Number 2013.005.0155
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Pass: Delaware, Lackwanna & Western Railroad, issued to Hon. Augustus C. Canfield, Senator, for free passage until December 31, 1878, on the Morris & Essex Division and the Warren Railroad.

Printed card stock, one sided, 2-1/4" x 3-7/8" wide. Printed in black with underprinting in red "1878 Good only on Morris & Essex Division" - added in red ink below was "And Warren R.R."; holographic entry of holder and title; signed by Sam Sloan (President of the D.L. & W.R.R. - his office was in New York.)

The line known as the Morris & Essex Division or M&E has its eastern terminus at Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken. DL&W formally leased the Warren Railroad in October 1857 and it connected circuitously to the M&E.

Canfield was a New Jersey State Senator from Morris County and lived in Succaruna. He was also a railroad man which may be an explanation for this courtesy pass. (see notes.)

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May be considered as type of transportation or railroad ticket.
Notes Information from: Poor's Manual of the Railroads of the United States, Issue 22, 1889, pg 154-155.

Ferro Monte Railroad Co., Succaruna, N.J.
Canfield was a director as well as Treasurer and Secretary.

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He died May 7, 1891.
People Sloan, Sam
Canfield, Augustus C.
Date 1878
Year Range from 1878.0
Year Range to 1878.0
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Morris & Essex Division
Warren Railroad
Caption Pass, D.L.& W.R.R., Hon. Augustus C. Canfield, 1878
Imagefile 213\20130050155.TIF
Classification Railroads
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce