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Guide to the New York State Canal Commissioners Statement of Work 1854-1855

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

New York State Canal Commissioners. Statement of Work

Dates:

1854-1855

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 266

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Statement of work let on the canals of the state of New York pursuant to Chapter 329, Laws of 1854, showing the number of proposals, name of contractors, number of letting, place and date of letting, description of work, ratio of bid, aggregate of bid, engineer’s estimate, date of award, date of contract, when to be completed, date of filing contract, and remarks; together with the total amount let and the amount less the engineer’s estimate. Also contains a similar document for the following year, 1855, and an appendix denoting canal construction contracts.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: New York State Canal Commissioners. Statement of Work, Crerar Ms 266, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Statement of work let on the canals of the state of New York pursuant to Chapter 329, Laws of 1854, showing the number of proposals, name of contractors, number of letting, place and date of letting, description of work, ratio of bid, aggregate of bid, engineer’s estimate, date of award, date of contract, when to be completed, date of filing contract, and remarks; together with the total amount let and the amount less the engineer’s estimate. Also contains a similar document for the following year, 1855, and an appendix denoting canal construction contracts.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 266