Enlargement of the Erie Canal. Efforts of the twelve fugitive Senators, sustained by the opinion of Attorney-Gen'l Chatfield, and the voice of a Loco Foco meeting at the capital, illustrated by extracts from Loco Foco organs, to defeat the law providing for a speedy completion of the public works. ; page 16.

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Enlargement of the Erie Canal. Efforts of the twelve fugitive Senators, sustained by the opinion of Attorney-Gen'l Chatfield, and the voice of a Loco Foco meeting at the capital, illustrated by extracts from Loco Foco organs, to defeat the law providing for a speedy completion of the public works. ; page 16.

Subject

Erie Canal
New York (State)
Enlargement
Canal Bill
Loco Foco
Pamphlet

Description

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 Canal.

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Excerpted from original publication: Enlargement of the Erie Canal. Efforts of the twelve fugitive senators, sustained by the opinion of Attorney-Gen'l Chatfield, and the voice of a Loco Foco meeting at the capital, illustrated by extracts from Loco Foco organs, to defeat the law providing for a speedy completion of the public works. n.i. : [1851]. ACCESSION# 2899; EC0039

Date

1851

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"Enlargement of the Erie Canal. Efforts of the twelve fugitive Senators, sustained by the opinion of Attorney-Gen'l Chatfield, and the voice of a Loco Foco meeting at the capital, illustrated by extracts from Loco Foco organs, to defeat the law providing for a speedy completion of the public works. ; page 16.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #389, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/389 (accessed October 30, 2014).