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Collection Reference Number GLC01366
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1840 
Title Articles of the Roxborough Express Horse Company
Date ca. 1840
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Contains 19 articles discussing the organization and function of the Roxborough Express Horse Company, including appointment of officers and responsibilities of members. Outlines the purpose of the company: "recovering Horses stolen within our District, and detecting and prosecuting the Thieves." Contains two illustrations of men on horseback at the top of the page. A previous assessment of this document estimated the date of creation to be 1840.
Subjects Criminals and Outlaws  Law  Government and Civics  
Place written Roxborough, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859