Proceedings of the New York state conventions for "rescuing the canals from the ruin with which they are threatened":
--by exposing and resisting "the railroad conspiracy" for "discrediting the canals, and diminishing their revenues, with a view of bringing them under the hammer":--and adopting measures for counteracting "the ruinous competition with railroads, permitted by the state, and instituted by railroad directors for the express purpose of breaking down the credit of the canals."--... With replies from nominees, of all parties, for state offices, opinions of the New York Chamber of commerce, and statistics and explanations concerning the canal system and the railway operations, in connection with the public rights and revenues, and the agricultural, manufacturing & commercial interests of the state ...
|Corporate Author:||Clinton league for promoting the completion of the canal system.|
|Related Names:||Allen, Hugh , ed., O'Reilly, Henry 1806-1886., ed.|
New York, Printed for the Clinton league, by Baker & Godwin, 1859.
New York (State)
Canals > Canals / New York (State)
On cover: Arranged by Henry O'Rielly and Hugh Allen for the Clinton league.
At head of title: The Clinton league. No. 16; on p.: No. 17.
xii, -66 p.
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