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Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820.

Collection Data

Conewago Canal Company (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1788 - 1820
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 624
Conewago Canal Company
Content: Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, business papers, and accounts of the Conewago Canal Company.
Ownership: MSS 86M66
Content: The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on theSusquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn. The company was founded in 1792 by a group of Pennsylvania investors with the support of the state legislature. The locks were officially opened in 1797 and the company was sold to its creditors in 1800.
Ownership: 1986 Hough, Samuel J. Purchase
Physical Description
Extent: 4.5 linear feet (26 boxes).
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12103179
MSS Unit ID: 624
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c62ebf0-c622-012f-68f9-58d385a7bc34
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