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1Title:  Act of incorporation: organization and by-laws of the Northern Transportation Company, organized March 12, 1855    
 Creator:  Northern Transportation Company 
 Publication:  Printed by Harris, Fairbanks & Co, Cleveland,1855. 
 Call #:  Pam. N115 
 Extent:  20 p. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shipping -- Great Lakes | Inland water transportation -- Great Lakes | Cleveland imprints 1855
 
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2Title:  Thomas Wilson Papers     
 Creator:  Wilson, Thomas 
 Dates:  1866-1889 
 Abstract:  Thomas Wilson emigrated to the United States from Scotland in 1854. He began his career in shipping as a ship boy at the age of sixteen, and by the age of twenty was a captain. He left New York City in 1867 for the Great Lakes, where he invested in the shipping industry and eventually owned and operated the Wilson Marine Transit Company, based in Cleveland, Ohio. The company specialized in bulk cargo shipping on the Great Lakes. By the time of Wilson's death in 1900, the company's fleet included 17 steamers, two sailing ships, and a barge. The collection consists of correspondence, publications, and legal documents relating to Wilson's career in the shipping industry. Included are articles of co-partnership of the Cleveland Block Company, articles of agreement between Thomas Wilson and his wife Mary (from whom he borrowed money to build his first ship), and a pamphlet published by the Wilson Marine Transit Company. 
 Call #:  MS 4612 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wilson, Thomas, 1848-1900. | Wilson Marine Transit Company. | Cleveland Block Company. | Inland water transportation -- Great Lakes. | Shipping -- Great Lakes. | Shipbuilding -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Gilchrist Transportation Company Records     
 Creator:  Gilchrist Transportation Company 
 Dates:  1892-1914 
 Abstract:  The Gilchrist Transportation Company was a Cleveland, Ohio-based shipping firm which dealt primarily with the transportation of coal and ore on the Great Lakes during the early 1900s. The collection consists of daily reports, agreements, account records, and miscellaneous reports and papers. 
 Call #:  MS 3392 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Gilchrist Transportation Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Inland waterway vessels -- Great Lakes. | Inland water transportation -- Great Lakes. | Shipping -- Great Lakes. | Lake steamers -- Great Lakes.
 
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4Title:  Harvey Huntington Brown Papers     
 Creator:  Brown, Harvey Huntington 
 Dates:  1840-1910 
 Abstract:  Harvey Huntington Brown (1848-1923) was a Cleveland, Ohio, shipper, manufacturer and financier who was involved in the iron ore and lake shipping businesses. He owned Harvey H. Brown & Co. The collection consists of letters to Brown from shippers, bankers and manufacturers throughout the Midwest concerning his lake shipping and iron ore businesses and his civic, charitable and club activities, and letters from Brown, announcements, forms, bills, paid invoices, newspaper clippings and warranty deeds. 
 Call #:  MS 3342 
 Extent:  1.20 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brown, Harvey Huntington, 1848-1923. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Iron industry and trade -- United States. | Inland water transportation -- Great Lakes. | Inland waterway vessels -- Great Lakes. | Lake steamers -- Great Lakes. | Shipping -- Superior, Lake.
 
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