Category Archives: Port of Philadephia

Clampitt, John

John Clampitt pilot’s certificate, 1832. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About John Clampitt John Clampitt was a pilot who worked in the Port of Philadelphia. He was born approximately 1784. About the collection First rate pilot’s license for Delaware River … Continue reading

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South Street Bridge

South Street Bridge erection payment register, 1870–1875. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This volume records payments related to the construction of the South Street Bridge in Philadelphia. Types of material Receipt Books Reference files Delaware River Bridge

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American Dredging Company

American Dredging Company scrapbooks, 1886–1938. 2 boxes (0.58 linear feet). About American Dredging Company The American Dredging Company was founded in 1867. The company performed dredging operations in the Delaware River and contributed to the development of many of the … Continue reading

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