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Barge Canal construction monthly reports

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 are monthly reports and cover letters from the State Engineer and Surveyor to the Secretary of the Canal Board and to the Comptroller. The reports contain contract number; location of construction; names of contractor; and summary and percentage of work done.
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0.3 cu. ft.(2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1910-1916
Series Number:
A1274

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Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These are volumes of monthly reports and cover letters from the State Engineer and Surveyor to the Secretary of the Canal Board (1910-1914) and to the Comptroller (1915-1916).

The reports contain: contract number; location of construction; contractors; summary of work done; and percentage of work done. The reports are signed by a deputy state engineer. Legislation of 1903-1909 provided for construction and improvements on canals, specified contracting procedures, and outlined the duties of the state engineer and surveyor in regard to such construction.

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