Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the Legislature, Feb. 18, 1820.

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Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the Legislature, Feb. 18, 1820.

Subject

Young, Samuel
Holley, Myron
Seymour, Henry
New York (State)
Erie Canal
Report
Commissioners
Construction
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828
Rensselaer, Stephen Van, 1764-1839

Description

A twenty-nine page annual report to the Legislature of the State of New York in reference to the Erie Canal. By the time of the issuance of this report, the middle section of the Erie Canal had been completed so that large boats have actually navigated it, for the distance of seventy-five miles. The report summarizes the progress to date and was submitted on February 18, 1820 by De Witt Clinton, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Samuel Young, Myron Holley, and Henry Seymour.

Source

Original document: Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the Legislature, Feb. 18, 1820. Albany: Printed by J. Buel, Printer to the State, 1820. ACCESSION # 2895; EC0024

Date

1820

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"Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the Legislature, Feb. 18, 1820.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #369, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/369 (accessed September 18, 2014).