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Title Bill of lading: iron ore from Sterling Iron & Railway Co. shipped on barge William Murtagh to Morris & Essex R.R., Hoboken, Oct. 8, 1867; shipment to Roberts Iron Co., Allentown, Pa.
Object Name Bill of Lading
Catalog Number 2015.008.0008
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Bill of lading: iron ore from Sterling Iron and Railway Co. shipped on barge William Murtagh to Morris & Essex Railroad, Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 8, 1867; shipment to Roberts Iron Co., Allentown, Pa.

Printed paper form, 4-1/4" high x 11" wide, holographic ink entries.

The shipment of over 208 tons was loaded at Port of Piermont and bound for Hoboken. The ore was received at Hoboken on Oct. 14, 1867 with acknowledgement of receipt recorded on back.
Notes Roberts Iron Company (ca.1862-1871)
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Sterling Iron & Railway Company in Orange County of New York State was operational from 1761 to 1923.

New York State Library collection:
Sterling Iron and Railway Company Records, 1740-1918
SC14069

See: NYSED / OCE / NYSL / Manuscripts and Special Collections / Finding Aids / Sterling Iron and Railway Company

URL: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/msscfa/sc14069.htm
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Date 1867
Year Range from 1867
Year Range to 1867
Search Terms Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Sterling Iron & Railway Co.
Caption front
Imagefile 333\20150080008.TIF
Classification Railroads
Transportation
Business & Commerce
Foundry
Boats