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Canal Fund account book

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 volume is a ledger accounts of Commissioners of the Canal Fund for Erie and Champlain Canal Fund and stock, and for stock of the Cayuga and Seneca, Crooked Lake, Chenango, Oswego, and Black River canals. There are also accounts with the Canal Commissioners, Superintendents of Repairs, and banks in New York City, Albany, and elsewhere in which tolls and canal loans premiums were deposited.
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0.3 cu. ft.(1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1835-1840
Series Number:
A1085

Arrangement

Chronological under each account.

Administrative History

The Commissioners of the Canal Fund were established by the Laws of 1817, Chap. 262, and given charge of the Canal Fund established by the same act, and of all financial operations of the canal system. The Canal Fund was financed through public sale of stock for the various canals.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains a ledger of accounts of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund for the Erie and Champlain Canal Fund and stock, as well as the stock of the Cayuga and Seneca, Crooked Lake, Chenango, Oswego, and Black River Canals. The series also includes accounts with Canal Commissioners and Superintendents of Repairs, and with banks in New York City, Albany, and elsewhere, in which tolls and canal loan premiums were deposited.

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Related Materials

Series A1081, Canal fund accounts, also contains accounts with the Canal Commissioners, with the Superintendents of Repairs, and with banks in which monies of the Canal Fund were deposited.

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