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Identifier: A0143

Title: John N. Bofinger Account Books, 1863-1864; 1869-1891

Description:

Collection includes three ledgers (1872-1891) of personal accounts, bills receivable and payable, and personal property of John N. Bofinger, a Mississippi River steamboat captain, superintendent of the Atlantic and Mississippi Steamship Company, and president of the St. Louis and New Orleans Packet Company. The first volume of these ledgers includes a journal of steamboat expenses (1863-1864). Also includes a letterpress letterbook (1869-1870) relating mostly to steamboat and railway insurance, a biographical sketch of Bofinger, and a wedding invitation.

1 folder; 4 volumes

Cite as: John N. Bofinger Account Books, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: 1869-1891

Type(s): Book, Account
Collection

Maker/Creator: Bofinger, John N., 1823-1907

Subjects: Steamboats
Accounts
Business
Railroads
Weddings
Mississippi River
Shipping
River life
Finance

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