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Collection Number: 03629

Collection Title: P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 11 items)
Abstract P. Linehan & Co., a partnership of Patrick Linehan and J. H. Wilder in Raleigh, N.C., quarried granite and sandstone at various central and eastern North Carolina locations and delivered it to railroads and other customers. The collection includes accounts of P. Linehan & Co., chiefly with stonecutters, haulers, and other employees, for trade at the company's commissary and for work performed. Some accounts are for business with railroads.
Creator P. Linehan & Co.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, #3629, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased April 1963.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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P. Linehan & Co., a partnership of Patrick E. Linehan and J. H. Wilder in Raleigh, N.C., quarried granite and sandstone at various central and eastern North Carolina locations and delivered it to railroads and other customers.

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The collection includes accounts of P. Linehan & Co., chiefly with stonecutters, haulers, and other employees, for trade at the company's commissary and for work performed. Some accounts are for business with railroads. Sites at which the company worked include North River, Neuse River, Wilmington, Enfield, Ridgeway, Henderson, Haw River, Deep River, Weldon, Beaver Dam, Wilson, Brookston, and other North Carolina locations.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Oversize Volume SV-3629/1

Volume 1: Ledger, North River, Neuse River, Wilmington, and Enfield, N.C., 1866-1868 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 1, Ovolume SV-3629/1

Folder 2

Volume 2: Labor records, Ridgeway, Henderson, Haw River, Deep River, Weldon, and Beaver Dam, N.C., and Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, 1869-1871 and 1877-1879 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 2

Folder 3

Volume 3: Daybook and record book, provision accounts and stone cutting, 1870-1871 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 3

Folder 4

Volume 4: Ledger with index, Carolina Central Rail Road Company, 1873-1881 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 4

Folder 5

Volume 5: Account book, Pee Dee River bridge, 1873-1874 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 5

Folder 6

Volume 6: Ledger, commissary accounts, 1877-1878 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 7: Daybook, provisions at Wilson and Brookston, N.C., 1878-1880 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 8: Ledger, commissary accounts, 1880-1883 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume 9: Ledger, 1880; daybook, 1884 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 10: Labor and commissary ticket book, 1888 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 11: Ledger, commissary accounts, 1890 #03629, Series: "P. Linehan & Co. Account Books, 1866-1890." Folder 11

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Oversize volume (SV-3629/1).

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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