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Sample form book compiled by Canal Department

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 of sample forms includes circular letters from the Canal Department to Superintendents of Canal Repairs and to Collectors of Canal Tolls and resolutions of the Canal Board regarding routine maintenance of the canal and other canal business.
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(1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1850-1883
Series Number:
A1088

Arrangement

Roughly chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of sample printed forms mounted in a blank book.

The forms contained are: circular letters from the Canal Department to Superintendents of Canal Repairs and Collectors of Canal Tolls; resolutions of the Canal Board regarding routine management of the canal, canal toll rates, and other canal business. A few late forms were issued by the Superintendent of Public Works, an office established in 1878 to succeed the Canal Commissioners.

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