The Resource An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania. : With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map.", Published by direction of the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and the Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Companies. ; [Twenty two lines of verse]

An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania. : With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map.", Published by direction of the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and the Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Companies. ; [Twenty two lines of verse]

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An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania. : With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map."
Title
An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania.
Title remainder
With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map."
Statement of responsibility
Published by direction of the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and the Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Companies. ; [Twenty two lines of verse]
Contributor
Cartographer
Engraver
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B9298
  • 29474
  • 4532
  • 4533
  • 47605
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Evans
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
  • Shipton & Mooney
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • no. 47605
  • E 188 .E37 Ser.1 no. 29474
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1743-1827
  • 1734-1806
  • 1727-1803
  • b. 1747
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Howell, Reading
  • Morris, Robert
  • Smith, William
  • Trenchard, James
  • Delaware and Schuylkill Canal Company
  • Schuylkill and Susquehanna Navigation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canals
  • Inland navigation
  • Public works
Label
An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania. : With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map.", Published by direction of the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and the Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Companies. ; [Twenty two lines of verse]
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Note
  • "An act to enable the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna Navigation ... to raise, by way of lottery, the sum of four hundred thousand dollars ... Approved April 17, 1795. ..."--p. 79-80 of the second state (Evans 29474). Page [78] is blank. In the first state (Bristol B9298) the text ends on p. 77, with p. [78-80] blank
  • Errata note, p. [i]
  • Evans notes Robert Morris and William Smith as possible authors
  • Map drawn by Reading Howell and engraved by James Trenchard
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
21 cm. (4to)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[2], xvi, 80 p., [1] folded leaf of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
1 col. map
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1720516-01umb_inst
  • aas03012691
  • 338210
  • MAAR8301173602B
Label
An Historical account of the rise, progress and present state of the canal navigation in Pennsylvania. : With an appendix, containing, abstracts of the acts of the Legislature since the year 1790, and their grants of money for improving roads and navigable waters throughout the state; to which is annexed, "an explanatory map.", Published by direction of the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and the Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Companies. ; [Twenty two lines of verse]
Link
Publication
Note
  • "An act to enable the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna Navigation ... to raise, by way of lottery, the sum of four hundred thousand dollars ... Approved April 17, 1795. ..."--p. 79-80 of the second state (Evans 29474). Page [78] is blank. In the first state (Bristol B9298) the text ends on p. 77, with p. [78-80] blank
  • Errata note, p. [i]
  • Evans notes Robert Morris and William Smith as possible authors
  • Map drawn by Reading Howell and engraved by James Trenchard
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
21 cm. (4to)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[2], xvi, 80 p., [1] folded leaf of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
1 col. map
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1720516-01umb_inst
  • aas03012691
  • 338210
  • MAAR8301173602B

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