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State Engineer and Surveyor's maps and plans for the Hudson and Champlain Improvement survey

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:
These maps show proposed improvements along the Hudson and Champlain Canal. They depict bridges, locks, dams, locks, property owners, lot sites, and streets, towns and cities bordering the canal.
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1 volume.
Inclusive Dates:
1866
Series Number:
A0853

Administrative History

A law of 1866 appropriated $7,000 for the State Engineer and Surveyor to do the surveys and to report to the Canal Board by 1867 (January 1st).

Scope and Content Note

Colored plans and maps depict proposed improvements along the Hudson and Champlain Canal. The maps and plans were made in 1866 and have been bound together in one volume. The plans depict: bridges; arch culverts; waste weirs; locks; and dams. The volume also contains a plan giving river profiles of the Hudson River from Troy to Fort Edward and of the Champlain Canal from Troy to Whitehall. The maps consist of five sheets which depict lot sites, dams, locks, property owners and streets of towns and cities bordering the canal. "Geddes Maps" (series A0851) depict other New York canals.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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Related Materials

Series A0851, "Geddes Maps," depict other New York canals.

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