Scope and arrangement
The collection consists of Personal Correspondence 1818-1879; n. d., mainly of invitations to various events and a Diary 1840 Journal of the trial trip of "The Eureka". Other correspondence, 1836-1844, re: Stonington Railroad and correspondence re: other railroad systems, 1829-1864; n. d. This period covers when Lewis was Cashier of the Girard Bank of Philadelphia. The rest of the collection consists of Financial Papers re railroads 8131-62; Legal Papers re railroads 1841; Charts of the New York, Providence & Boston railroads 1841; Weekly Return of Transportation over the New York. Providence'& Boston railroads 1840-1842; Printed Material. Graphics and Maps.