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Erie water west [electronic resource] : a history of the Erie Canal, 1792-1854 / Ronald E. Shaw.

Author/Creator:
Shaw, Ronald E.
Publication:
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1990.
Series:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 449 pages), [8] pages) of plates : illustrations, map
Subjects:
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
The prophecy: Up the Mohawk to the west ; Jesse Hawley's "Genesee Canal" ; Survey and report ; From prophecy into law
The grand canal: Forty feet wide and four feet deep ; The politics of construction ; The Canal comes west ; Black Rock or Buffalo ; The politics of removal ; The wedding of the waters
On Erie water: Packets, freighters, and canallers ; Pure and wholesome water ; The state runs a canal ; The trade of the "teeming west" ; "Commerce is king"
Politics and nationalism: The "forty million debt," 1835-1841 ; The Democratic stop policy, 1842-1846 ; The Canal goes on, 1847-1854 ; A canal for the nation.
Notes:
Reprint. Originally published: Lexington, Ky. : University of Kentucky Press, c1966.
Includes bibliography (pages [419]-432) and index.
Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Scholarly Publishing Office, 2004. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Contributor:
American Council of Learned Societies.
Contained In:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ISBN:
0813108012
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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