Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1883 - United States

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Page 730 - July, 1835, the canal board resolved *' that the canal be enlarged to give 6 feet depth and 60 feet width of water on the surface, and that the locks be 105 feet long and 15 feet wide in the clear".
Page 674 - Niles' New York Register of the 21st of August contains the following paragraph in italics at the head of its column of foreign news : — " The steamship Savannah, Captain Moses Rodgers, — the first that ever crossed the Atlantic, — arrived at Liverpool in twenty-five days from Savannah, all 'well, to the great astonishment of the people of that place. She worked her engine eighteen days.
Page 734 - Besides the construction of the twę lines of canal already spoken of, the act of 25th February, 1826, directs the Board, "as soon as they shall deem it expedient and practicable...
Page 733 - Railroad, were leased to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for nine hundred and ninety-nine years, at a yearly rental of $1,948,500.
Page 730 - Water is added to the depth of the canal by raising its banks, the present boats can carry f>0 tons additional load, and the relation between the size of the boat and the size of the canal will not be disturbed. This increase in depth would enable the boats to carry one-fifth more cargo. '•At the present rate of carrying it would cheapen transportation 1 cent a bushel, which would be equivalent to removing tolls. This plan of deepening the canal recommends itself to the boatmen because it...
Page 595 - They do a miscellaneous business, restricted to lighter articles properly belonging to express business. The express companies deliver their freight into this Company's cars. • Express Contracts — December 31st, 1883'.
Page 667 - It appears, from the records in the office of the Register of the Treasury, that certificates Nos.
Page 730 - On the 26t!i of October, 1825, the first boat passed from lake Erie to the Hudson. The period between the commencement and the completion of this canal was eight years three and a half months. The union of the waters was appropriately celebrated in the city of New York on the 4th of November, 1825. As early as 1834 the rapid increase of the trade of the lakes and canals made it apparent that the capacity of the Erie canal was no longer adequate to...
Page 3 - General as respondent; and (5) all proceedings instituted by or on behalf of an offender seeking to challenge the validity or legality of the offender's transfer to the United States shall be brought in the United States district court of the district in which the...
Page 595 - The cars of all transportation companies are allowed to run over the lines of this Company, paying regular rates and receiving mileage.

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