Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund. No. 5.

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Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund. No. 5.

Subject

M'Intyre, Archibald, 1772-1859
Dox, Gerrit L.
Yates, J. V. N.
Oakley, Thomas J.
New York (State)
Erie Canal
Report
Canal Fund
Commissioners
Financing
Revenue
Tayler, John
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834

Description

A three page report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund presented to the New York State Legislature In Assembly, January 7, 1820 and submitted by John Tayler, Simeon De Witt, Archibald M'Intyre, Gerrit L. Dox, J. V. N. Yates, and Thomas J. Oakley on January 24, 1820. This is a financial report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund submitting figures for estimated revenue which is projected to be $187,000. It also indicates receipts and payments for the previous year. In addition to loans and stocks, money was raised for canal construction and upkeep through vendue duties, taxes on salt manufacturing in western New York State and taxes on steamboat passengers traveling the canal.

Source

Original document: Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund. No. 5. Albany: 1820. ACCESSION #; EC0023

Date

1820

Type

SINGLE

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"Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund. No. 5.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #368, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/368 (accessed April 18, 2014).