Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Canal Fund; Albany (N.Y.); Engineer; Bouck, William C.; Receipt
18 cm. x 8 cm. Site draft from the Commissioneers of the Canal Fund to James Archibald, engineer, for $1,800.00 paid February 7th, 1838 for services as engineer and payments to assistants. Signed by Wm. Bouck, Canal Commissioner.
Side view of the Electro-Chemical Engraving plant at 1100 Brook Ave near 167th St. The firm specialized in etched lithographs, chemical dyes, and precision stamped metal parts. The firm produced parts for the Norden Bomb Sight during World War II.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...