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Weigh Masters' annual statements and inventory and weekly abstracts

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:
The annual statement from the Office of the Auditor of the State Canal gives monthly totals of the number and weights of cargoes at weigh locks on the Erie Canal. The weekly abstract includes the number of loaded boats weighed and/or bound for various destinations, and the poundage of cargoes weighed every day. The inventory lists furniture, laws, regulations, and directives found in the weigh masters' offices.
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2 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1860-1882
Series Number:
A1136

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Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The annual statement gives monthly totals of the number and weights of cargoes weighed at weigh locks on the Erie Canal.

The weekly abstract gives the number of loaded boats weighed, the number bound for various destinations, and the poundage of cargoes weighed every day. The inventory lists furniture, laws, regulations, and directives found in the weigh masters' offices.

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Series A1134, Office of the Auditor of the Canal Department Inventories of canal property contains related records.

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