18__ Chester River Steamboat Co Stock Certificate. Very attractive scripophily document with vignette of sidewheel steamboat. The Chester River Steamboat Co was chartered by Maryland in 1865, taking over the assets of the Slaughter Line. which operated in the Chesapeake Bay before the Civil War. The Chester River Steamboat Co provided service from Baltimore, up the Chester River to Crumpton, and up the Corsica River to Centerville, providing farmers and fishermen access to the Baltimore market and prosperity to Kent and Queen Anne counties. In 1905 this company was acquired by the Maryland, Delaware & Virginia RR. This antique stock certificate is in VF+ condition.