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Finding Aid

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This collection consists of a copy of a 26 page construction ledger from 1855 created while the Washington Aqueduct was under construction. The ledger includes payroll records for bricklayers, masons, and others employed in the construction of the structure. Due to the copied nature of this item, legibility can be limited.


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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343

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Labor History Commons