Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the legislature, Jan. 25, 1819.

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Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the legislature, Jan. 25, 1819.

Subject

Commissioners
Champlain Canal
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828
Rensselaer, Stephen Van, 1764-1839
Erie Canal
New York (State)
Report
New York State Legislature
Route
Construction
Excavation
Embankment
Locks
Aqueducts
Contractors
Damages
Shipping
Expenditures

Description

Title page of a forty-six page annual report of the canal commissioners communicated to the legislature on January 15, 1819. This report was addressed to the New York State Legislature in obedience to the act entitled An act respecting navigable communications between the Western and Northern Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean which was passed on April 15th, 1817. Released before the completion of the canal, this document reports the progress, obstructions, and condition of the construction project.
Status: Currently not held at Mina Rees Library.

Source

Excerpted from original publication: Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the legislature, Jan. 25, 1819. Albany: Printed by J. Buel, Printer to the State, 1819. ACCESSION# 0407.F4.24; EC001

Date

1819

Type

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"Annual report of the canal commissioners, communicated to the legislature, Jan. 25, 1819.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #391, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/391 (accessed August 27, 2014).