New York State 5 per cent stock. Issued by the Transfer Office of the Bank of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, in the City of New-York, March 16, 1839.

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New York State 5 per cent stock. Issued by the Transfer Office of the Bank of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, in the City of New-York, March 16, 1839.

Subject

Enlargement
Finance
Tolls
Land Grants
Taxes
Stock certificate
Erie Canal
New York (State)
New York
Inland navigation
Finance
Hudson Canal Company

Description

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, and land grants, as well as through the collection of taxes and tolls. New York State provided 5 per cent interest on monies invested.
Status: Currently not held at Mina Rees Library.

Source

Original document: Receipt from Erastus H. Pease, bookseller and stationer for purchases made by the canal Department. Albany: July 10, 1845. ACCESSION# 0407.C1.27; EC0004

Date

1839-04-16

Type

SINGLE

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"New York State 5 per cent stock. Issued by the Transfer Office of the Bank of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, in the City of New-York, March 16, 1839.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #394, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/394 (accessed September 16, 2014).