TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1801-1862

RG 135, The Union Company, Hartford, Connecticut

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2009 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Union Company (Hartford, Conn.)
Title: Union Company records
Dates: 1801-1862
Quantity: 1.25 cubic feet
Abstract: The Union Company was incorporated in 1800 to clear a channel in the Connecticut River from Hartford to Long Island Sound. After the channel was cleared, the Company was allowed to collect tolls from vessels using the river.
Identification: RG135
Accession: 1914-001
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Union Company was incorporated in 1800 to clear a channel in the Connecticut River from Hartford to Long Island Sound. After the channel was cleared, the Company was allowed to collect tolls from vessels using the river.

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Scope and Content

Included are records of directors’ meetings, accounts, financial records, checkbook stubs, stock book ledgers, and receipt books.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

RG 001, Early General Records, Trade and Maritime Affairs, especially 2nd Series, Vol. 1, 12-43.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Union Company (Hartford, Conn.)

Places:

Hartford (Conn.)

Subjects:

Connecticut River -- Navigation
Inland water transportation -- Transit charges -- Connecticut
Tolls -- Connecticut
Union Company (Hartford, Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Checkbooks
Correspondence
Journals (accounts)
Ledgers (account books)
Minutes
Receipts (financial records)

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Administrative Information

Provence

Accessioned by the Connecticut State Library on May 19, 1944. The records were transferred from RG 069 on December 4, 1975.

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Container List

Records, 1801-1862
Item
1. Directors meetings minute book, 1811-1862 1
2. Journal, 1801-1849 2
3. Ledgers, 1801-1849
1801-1824 3
Separate index inside front cover.
1801-1849 4
Separate index inside front cover.
4. Copy of accounts exhibited to Hartford County Court and to the General Assembly, 1807-1827 5
5. Check book stubs, 1841-1848, 1853-1861
1841 August 25 - 1844 April 30 6
1844 May 27 - 1848 March 4 7
1853 June 3 - 1861 8
6. Stock book journal, 1801-1828 9
7. Stock book ledger, 1801-1828 10
Separate index inside front cover.
8. Stock receipt stub books, 1801-1818
1801-1810 11
1810-1818 12
9. Miscellaneous financial records, 1801-1822, 1 folder 13
List of notes due, undated 13
Blank checks from Hartford Trust Co. 13
Record of account, anonymous, 1807-1822 13
Estimate on funds of the Union Company and periods of payment, 1801-1822 13
Check books, 1813-1815, 2 items 13
One check book is blank.