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Correspondence, legal and business papers and other papers relating to White's service in the War of 1812, his engineering activities, and his cement manufacturing business with his brother Hugh at Chittenango, N.Y.
Includes material relating to the Camden and Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company, Chambly Canal, Champlain Canal, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Cohoes company, Delaware and Rariton Canal, Delaware Breakwater, Enfield Falls Canal, Erie Canal, Croton Aqueduct, Louisville and Portland Canal, Mohawk River, Pennsylvania Canal, Union Canal, and Utica and Schenectady Railroad. Correspondents include Major Bender, Edwin A. Douglass, General Jessup, William Lehman, George Olmsted, William Read, Peter Remsen, Alfred Smith, and Joseph Trumball.