|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|
|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.
Roberts Iron Company (ca.1862-1871)
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
See: NYSED / OCE / NYSL / Manuscripts and Special Collections / Finding Aids / Sterling Iron and Railway Company
|Year Range from||1867|
|Year Range to||1867|
Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Sterling Iron & Railway Co.
Business & Commerce