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Freight bill for George Collamore
Author: No authors specified.
Date: June 20, 1857

This bill documented the shipment of 21 cases of glassware from St. Louis, Missouri, to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, via the steamboat Oceana.

Keywords: Collamore, George W.; Commerce; Domestics; Freight and freightage; Missouri River; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory

Freight bill for George Collamore
Author: No authors specified.
Date: June 26, 1857

The bill documented the shipment of one box of merchandise and one bundle of "rockets", from St. Louis, Missouri, to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, via Pacific Railroad and packet [boat].

Keywords: Bailey, S.H.; Collamore, George W.; Commerce; Freight and freightage; Missouri River; Pacific railroads; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory

Freight bill
Author: No authors specified.
Date: August 27, 1857

This freight bill documented the shipping of goods from St. Louis, Missouri, on the steamboat Meteor, to the Port of Quindaro, Kansas Territory. Among the goods shipped were food and construction supplies.

Keywords: Andrew, Isaac W.; Freight and freightage; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats

Freight Bill
Author: No authors specified.
Date: August 29, 1857

This freight bill documented the shipping of goods from St. Louis, Missouri, on the steamboat Meteor, to the Port of Quindaro, Kansas Territory. Among the goods shipped were food and construction supplies.

Keywords: Andrew, Isaac W.; Freight and freightage; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats

Freight bill for George Collamore
Author: No authors specified.
Date: September 16, 1857

This bill documents the shipment of merchandise [possibly doors and windows] from St. Louis, Missouri, to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, on the steamboat Thomas E. Tutt.

Keywords: Collamore, George W.; Commerce; Freight and freightage; Missouri River; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory

Freight bill for George Collamore
Author: No authors specified.
Date: September 24, 1857

This bill documents the shipment of 2 cases of merchandise from St. Louis, Missouri, to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, on the steamboat Star of the West.

Keywords: Collamore, George W.; Commerce; Freight and freightage; Missouri River; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; Steamboats; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory

Leslie's Illustrated, Ship of the Plains at Sea.
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1858

Illustration from an unknown publication, probably Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The scene depicts wagons crossing the prairies.

Keywords: Commerce; Immigration (see Emigration and immigration); Objects; Periodical illustrations; Photographs and Illustrations; Settlement; Transportation

Letter, I. T. Goodnow to My Dear Brother [Joseph] Denison
Author: Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894
Date: May 7, 1859

Isaac Goodnow wrote en route to New England from Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to Joseph Denison in Manhattan. Goodnow told Denison to expect a shipment of 36 tons of lumber and building supplies to be brought on the steamboat "Gus Linn", which was build specifically to navigate the Kansas River. He also wished that Denison dispose of two yokes of steers, in order to pay on the College.

Keywords: Bluemont Central College; Business enterprises; Construction; Denison, Joseph; Freight and freightage; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; Kansas River, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Manhattan, Kansas Territory; Riley County, Kansas Territory; Steamboats

Freight bill for Daniel Vanderslice
Author: No authors specified.
Date: April 19, 1860

This freight bill gave notice to Daniel Vanderslice, Indian Agent in Doniphan County, Kansas Territory, of the arrival of a shipment of building materials at the Port of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Keywords: Construction; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Freight and freightage; Indian agents; St. Joseph, Missouri; Steamboats; Vanderslice, Daniel; White Cloud, Kansas Territory

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