MG 734 - Wiconisco Canal Company Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains papers of the Wiconisco Canal Company and the Board of Commissioners of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The records of the Wiconisco Canal Company include legal papers concerning an agreement with the Lykens Valley Coal Company to a plan to furnish more water during the summer months when the creek was low, 1849-1855; correspondence, 1852-1855; and accounts of expenses for the construction and maintenance of the plan to furnish more water, 1849-1854.

The papers of the Board of Canal Commissioners include legal papers and agreements, 1828-1857; minutes of meetings, 1844, 1849, 1851; and correspondence, 1833-1868.

Date(s): 1828-1868

Extent: 6 folders, 28 enclosures