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Manuscripts by Subject - Transportation - #10848

Title: Fort Benton Transportation Company

Dates: 1867-1883

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

Box 1:
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

Box 2:
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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