1874 Legal Opinion Regarding the Collection of Tolls at Buffalo and Tonawanda for the New York State Canal Corporation By Contracted Banks and Their Individual Guarantors
(Americana - 19th Century - Business History - New York State - Canal Corporation - Laws Regarding Tolls)

New York State: Not Published, 1874. F (4) pages, manuscript written in ink. A legal opinion being rendered regarding the arrangements made by law to collect the monies from the toll authorities by banks and their guarantors for the New York State canal system, specifically mentioning here the Buffalo and Tonawanda collections. Names mentioned are John L. Ganson (noted as 'now deceased') and Thomas Brown; also Sweeney and Evans. The opinion delineates responsibilities of the banks and individuals who are the contract guarantors and cites precedence, relating examples and giving the chronology of the case in hand. Not signed, no place mentioned. Each page approx. 7 3/4" x 12 1/2" size; they are all still attached in one long sheet. Some edge-chipping, browned along old fold lines. Ephemera from the late 19th century canal system & banking industry in New York state. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25465)


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