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Register of canal boat name changes

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series, arranged chronologically, records original name of boat as registered; hailing place; new name; new hailing place (often different from original); and date.
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Quantity:
0.1 cu. ft.(1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1817-1852
Series Number:
A0814

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of entries giving name of boat as registered; hailing place; new name; new hailing place (often different from original); and date.

Owners of canal boats were required to register changed names of boats with the Comptroller in accordance with legislation of 1827.

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