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25x19 cm. A New York State 5 per cent stock certificate signed by J. Williams, treasurer, issued to Charles Dening in 1839. Financing of the building and the enlargement of the canal was raised through the issuance of stock certificates, donations,…

Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie…