New York State Comptroller's Office canal records

Collection Data

Description
The collection consists of correspondence and documents concerning the financial administration of New York State canals.
Names
New York (State). Comptroller's Office (Creator)
Burrows, Lorenzo, 1805-1885 (Contributor)
Collier, John A. (John Allen), 1787-1873 (Contributor)
Cook, James M (Contributor)
Cooke, Bates, 1787-1841 (Contributor)
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 (Contributor)
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873 (Contributor)
Fuller, Philo Case, 1787-1855 (Contributor)
Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867 (Contributor)
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 (Contributor)
Wright, John C (Contributor)
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847 (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1823 - 1856
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2204
Topics
Canals -- New York (State)
Genres
Documents
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: The New York State Office of the Comptroller was established in 1797. In 1927 the office was changed to the Dept. of Audit and Control, with the Comptroller at its head.
Content: The collection consists of correspondence and documents concerning the financial administration of New York State canals. Correspondence, mainly incoming, is from canal commissioners, toll collectors, and other canal administrators. Topics include toll payments and delinquencies, repair and improvement projects, and other financial matters, Also, a few documents providing statistics for canal traffic and water levels.
Physical Description
Extent: .5 linear feet 2 boxes
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11985366
MSS Unit ID: 2204
Archives collections id: archives_collections_2204
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31166990-455b-0135-6704-55afc0245077
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