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Roberts Family Collection

Author: Sophia M. George
Title: Diary Account of trip from Philadelphia area to Pittsburg and beyond.
Place of Publication/Source: Original Document
Date: August 8, 1836
Extent of Work/Condition: Includes list of text books purchased by Sophia M. George and their cost. Memorandum of expenses traveling from Phila. to Pittsburg, Cleveland, Buffalo, Niagra and return through New York by canal and railroad.
Series Title/Volume:
Collection: Roberts
Notes/Abstract: Mentioned: Lewis Jones, Pittsburg, Pa., head of the Inclined Plane, Philadelpia, Pioneer Line, Columbia Rail Road, Chester County, Connestoga, Lancaster County, town of Columbia, packet boat Chesepeake – Captain Lilhast, Susquehannah canal, Columbia Bridge, village of Wrightstown, village of New Holland, Marietta, Middletown, Harrisburg, Greensburg, Clark’s Ferry, Juniatta canal, Millerstown, Milton Hamilton, Jackstown, Jacks Mountain, Hallidaysburg, Alegany Mountains, Conemaugh River, packet boat Niagara, Captain S.D. Karns, Cleveland, Buffalo, Lockport, Rochester, Utica, Skenectada(Schenectady), Albany, Catskill, Mountain House, New York. List of places with distances; Columbia, Bainsbridg, Middletown, Harrisburg, Greensburg, Clarks Ferry, Newport, Millerstown, Thompsontown, Mexico, Mifflin, Lewistown, Wainsburg, Newton Hamilton viaduct, Jackstown Bridge, Huntingdon, Petersburg, Alexandria, Williamsburg, Frankstown, Hallidaysburg.
Call Number: R0070