AN APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK: IN FAVOR OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CHENANGO CANAL, WITH STATEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS, TO PROVE THE CLAIM OF THAT PART OF THE STATE FOR THIS IMPROVEMENT; AND ARGUMENTS ON THE SUBJECT OF THE SUPPLY OF WATER, COST OF CONSTRUCTION, AND REVENUE. BY COL. R. TOWER.

Utica: Dauby & Maynard, Printers, 1830. 32pp, disbound. First few leaves moderately foxed; otherwise, scattered light foxing. Appendix, "Report of David S. Bates, Engineer, to the Hon. Commissioners of the Erie Canal" at pages [30]-32. Good+.

The Chenango Canal was a towpath canal proposed in 1824 as a means of improving travel and commerce in the Chenango Valley area of New York. Its construction was authorized by the New York Legislature in 1833, with completion of the canal occurring in 1836. It was the first reservoir-fed canal in the United States.
Rink 5349, noting a number of locations. Item #30405

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