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Vouchers for repair of Ox Bow break, Erie Canal

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

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Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These are vouchers, dated at Perinton, Monroe County, request payment for labor, supplies, boarding costs, and other repair expenses. Accompanying the vouchers is a letter of W.W. Selye to Canal Commissioner John D. Fay.
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Quantity:
0.3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1871
Series Number:
A0954

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Vouchers dated at Perinton, Monroe County, request payment for labor, supplies, boarding costs, and other repair expenses. Accompanying the vouchers is a letter of W.W. Selye to Canal Commissioner John D. Fay. Laws of 1871 authorized the Canal Commissioners to expend money for repairs to breaks which interrupted navigation on the canals.

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