Livery Stable Records (Marietta), 1855-1858

Call Number: MG-755

1 box     1 folder, 1 items, 138 pages     .10 cubic feet

Repository: LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 15

Scope and Content Note: This collection contains a daybook from a livery stable in Marietta, showing clients, rentals, and destinations.

Creator: Whitehill, J. M.

Conditions for Access: No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Biographical and Historical Note: According to Lancaster County tax records, James Cushman owned the property at the corner of Gay Street and Front Street in Marietta in 1855. This property was occupied by J. M. Whitehill and a livery stable. Whitehill operated a livery stable until 1860 on property owned by L. Houseal and J. Willson.

Source of Acquisition: Gift of Andrea J. Snedaker, 17 March 2016.

Custodial History (Provenance): This volume was part of Ms. Snedaker’s brother-in-law’s collection, but is not a family piece.

Accruals: No further accruals are expected.

Preferred Citation: Livery Stable Records (Marietta) (MG-755), Box 1, Folder 1, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.

Subject Headings:
Whitehill, J. M.
Business records.
Marietta (Pa.)

Processing History: Processed and finding aid prepared by JK, October 2016. Finding aid was created following DACS conventions.


Folder 1 A daybook showing clients’ rentals of horses and/or vehicles, the amount charged, and the destination. The horses are often listed by name. Many prominent citizens are shown as clients. J. M. Whitehill’s name appears on the front flyleaf. 1855-1858. (1 item, 138 pages)