MG 210 - Reed, Thomas C. Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the papers of Thomas C. Reed who was a toll collector for the Pennsylvania Canal. The papers include certificates of appointment as Justice of the Peace of Cumberland and Franklin Townships in 1824; a bond issued by the Pennsylvania Canal Commissioners after his appointment as toll collector at Middletown, 1829; a certificate from the Harrisburg Election Judges stating he was elected Chief Burgess of Harrisburg, 1851; correspondence from Daniel Sturgeon and F. R. Shunk of the Pennsylvania Canal Commission concerning duties, regulations, salary; a printed circular containing instructions for toll collectors relative to clearing and registering boats, with a form of a quarterly account current; receipts for money deposited to the credit of the Penna. Commonwealth, 1832-1834; and cancelled checks from Thomas Reed to the Penna. State Treasurer, 1833

Date(s): 1824-1851

Extent: 3 folders, 23 enclosures