Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Title page of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This report includes both the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Canal Fund; Albany (N.Y.); Engineer; Bouck, William C.; Receipt
18 cm. x 8 cm. Site draft from the Commissioneers of the Canal Fund to James Archibald, engineer, for $1,800.00 paid February 7th, 1838 for services as engineer and payments to assistants. Signed by Wm. Bouck, Canal Commissioner.
The original site of the infirmary was at 459 E. 141 St. Those unable to pay received free treatment for eye, ear, nose and throat disorders at this infirmary. A dental clinic was later opened as well.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State); Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated December 28, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston [Massachusetts], reporting on the distribution of books sent by Spooner to Freeman Hunt, [William Cullen] Bryant, [Horace] Greeley, and...
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated November 2, 1855, in which Spooner disucsses anti-slavery arguments and the distribution of 300 copies of his book, "the Unconstitutionality of Slavery."
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated October 25, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.