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The Middlesex canal, 1793-1860,

Author: Christopher Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1938.
Series: Harvard economic studies, v. 61.
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Roberts, Christopher.
Middlesex canal, 1793-1860.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1938
(OCoLC)617096201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Roberts
OCLC Number: 1851926
Description: xii, 252 pages including tables 23 cm.
Contents: I. Massachusetts after the revolution --
II. Early endeavor --
III. Personalities and promotion --
IV. Survey and organization --
V. Capital equipment, contractors, and labor --
VI. Technical methods employed --
VII. Progress of construction --
VIII. Last works of early leaders, 1803-1808 --
IX. The Merrimack River canals --
X. Boats and freights in inland trade --
XI. Crowding competition --
XII. Cargoes and tolls, 1804-1853 --
XIII. Finances --
Appendix --
A. Location and general features --
B. Baldwin engineers --
C. Ownership of Middlesex Canal shares, May 1806 --
D. Notes on men employed and wages, 1800 and 1801 --
E. Carpenters' craft rules in Boston, 1774-1800 --
F. Extracts from almanac diaries of Loammi Baldwin --
G. The Union Canal lottery --
H. Statistics of Lowell factories, 1835 --
I. Canal tolls, 1808, 1821, 1825, 1830, 1835, 1843 --
J. Personnel, Middlesex Canal Company, 1793-1854 --
K. Proprietors of the locks and canals, Lowell --
L. Proprietors of the Middlesex Canal, 1846 --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Harvard economic studies, v. 61.
Responsibility: by Christopher Roberts.

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