Title: Fort Benton Transportation Company
Collection Number: 10848
Quantity: 1.25 feet
Abstract: Consists of financial records from the following steamers traveling up and down the Missouri River: Black Hills, Helena, and Benton. Also includes statements and accounts from the Missouri River Transportation Company, and bills of lading from T. C. Power and Brothers, the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway, and the Northern Pacific Railroad. Some miscellaneous bills of lading are also included the materials.
Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Fort Benton Transportation Company Records from the Minnesota Historical Society in March 2002.
Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to the collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.
Box / Folder Inventory
1 Account Record, No. 1-14 1882
2 Account Record, No. 15-59 1882
3 Account Record, No. 60-94 1882
4 Account Record, No. 95-126 1882
5 Account Record, No. 127-168 1882
6 Account Record, No. 208-241 1882
7 Account Record, Unnumbered 1882
8 Ike Powers: Memorandum/Account Book 1867
9 Wage receipts of the Steamer Black Hills 1881-1882
10 Account book of the Steamer Helena 1879-1882
11 Incomplete diary and inventory of the Steamer Helena 1881-1882
12 Receipt Book of the Steamer Benton 1882
13 Stores and expense account of the Steamer Black Hills 1881
14 Statements and Missouri River Transportation Co. accounts 1881
15 Bills, May-Aug. 1881
16 Bills, Sept. 1881-Feb. 1882
17 Bills, April-November 1882
18 Bills of Lading for T.C. Power and Brothers Oct. 1881-1882
19 Miscellany and Bills of Lading 1868, 1881-1882
20 Bills of Lading Miscellaneous, June-Nov. 1882
21 Bills of Lading Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway May 1881
22 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad June 2-July 31, 1881
23 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad Aug. 3-Sept. 13, 1881
24 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad Sept. 16-Oct. 29, 1881
25 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad Apr. 3-May 17, 1882
1 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad June 2-Aug. 30, 1882
2 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad Aug. 31, 1882
3 Bills of Lading Northern Pacific Railroad Sept. 2-Nov. 3, 1882
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