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The Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State Archives

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FA05
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This guide describes 360 series of records documenting New York's canals from the earliest Erie Canal surveys to the completion and operation of the Barge Canal. These records, spanning 1794-1958 (bulk 1817-1926) and totaling over 2,560 cubic feet, are part of the holdings of the New York State Archives and Records Administration.
Published 1992 
120 pages