Guide to the Concord Railroad Letterbook, 1871-1875
Collection number: MS 283
About the Concord Railroad Corporation
The Concord Railroad ran between Concord and Manchester, and was founded in 1835. In 1889/1890 it merged with the Boston, Concord, & Montreal Railroad and became the Concord & Montreal Railroad. Later this was absorbed into the Boston & Maine Railroad in 1895.
About the Concord Railroad Letterbook
The Concord Railroad Letterbook was kept by Jesse Stevens (dates unknown), a railroad superintendant at Manchester, between 1871 and 1875. Topics include the textile mills, food transport, labor disputes and accidents, the Panic of 1873, and his duties on the job.
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[Identification of item], Folder 2, Box 27, Concord Railroad Letterbook,
1871-1875, MS 283, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University
of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Purchase from Carmen Valentino Rare Books, date unknown.
Collection is in original order as received.