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1Author:  New York (State). Canal CommissionersRequires cookie*
 Title:  New York (State). Canal Commissioners. Records     
 Dates:  1825-1826 
 Abstract:  This collection contains official documents and correspondence of the New York State Canal Commission for the years 1825-1826. Although a small collection, it does contain some interesting documents, including correspondence among officials who discuss building new canals, a petition from inhabitants near Seneca Lake that offers their opinion on the best route for a canal near them, and official reports of the commissioners.

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 Call #:  Mss.629.9.N47d 
 Extent:  7 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades | Colony and State Specific History | Engineering | Government Affairs | Trade 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Miscellaneous | Official Government Documents and Records 
 Subjects:  Canals -- New York (State) 
2Author:  Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826Requires cookie*
 Title:  Thomas Jefferson papers, 1775-1825     
 Dates:  1775-1825 
 Abstract:  This is the primary collection of Thomas Jefferson Papers at the APS. The collection is rich and extensive. The collection is well-described and inventoried in MOLE. What follows below is a general summary of some of the more noteworthy pieces.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.J35 
 Extent:  0.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Colony and State Specific History | Diplomatic History | Early National Politics | Government Affairs | Native America | Natural history | Science and technology 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Official Government Documents and Records | Political Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Boundaries, State. | Canals. | Chemistry | Indians of North America -- Languages | Linguistics. | Louisiana Purchase -- Enclopedias. | Plants. | Science -- United States -- 18th century. | Scientific apparatus and instruments. | Seeds.