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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.)

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.

He died May 7, 1891.
People Sloan, Sam
Canfield, Augustus C.
Date 1878
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1878
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