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Accounts for road improvement

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These records from the Comptroller’s Office document the construction, operation, and maintenance of turnpikes in New York State, mostly around Salina (Onondaga County), Oneida Creek to Chittenango Creek, and Oswego to Sackets Harbor. Most records are itemized accounts detailing construction costs and receipts for services or goods. Also included are vouchers, contracts and agreements, correspondence, lists of taxes received for road improvements, and affidavits.
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0.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1806-1819
Series Number:
A1229

Scope and Content Note

These records document the construction, operation, and maintenance of various turnpikes in New York State and were generated as a result of the passage of several separate legislative acts. Most records are itemized accounts detailing construction costs and receipts for services or goods, but these are also vouchers, contracts and agreements, correspondence, lists of taxes received for road improvements, and affidavits. Most records concern roads around Salina (Onondaga County), Oneida Creek to Chittenango Creek, and Oswego to Sackets Harbor.

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