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Creator:
Colden, Cadwallader D. (Cadwallader David), 1769-1834, author.
Title:
Memoir : prepared at the request of a committee of the Common council of the city of New York, and presented to the mayor of the city, at the celebration of the completion of the New York canals / by Cadwallader D. Colden.
Alternate Title(s):
Account of the grand canal celebration at New York, November the fourth, 1825
Published/Created:
New York : Printed by order of the corporation of New York, by W.A. Davis, 1825.
Physical Description:
v, [3], 408, [2], pages, [53] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TC624.N7 C65 1825
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Contains numerous illustrations of fire-engines, Erie canal scenes, and facsimiles of letters from Adams, Jefferson, Monroe and others.
Engravings by A.B. Durand, Samuel Maverick, John F. Morin, and John Francis Eugene Prud'homme.
With lithographs by Anthony Imbert.
Added title page: An account of the grand canal celebration at New York, November the fourth, 1825.
"Appendix, containing an account of the commemoration of the completion of the Erie Canal."--Pages [105]-288.
"Narrative of the festivities observed in honor of the completion of the grand Erie Canal."--Pages [292]-408.
Includes bibliographical references.
Errata: page [1], 3rd count.
Sabin, 14279
BEIN Nec47 Er46 825c: Bound with: New York (City) Common council. Appendix ... 1826. Bound with: Stone, Wm. L. Narrative of the festivities observed in honor of the completion of the grand Erie Canal, 1825.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red gilt- and blind-stamped morocco; presentation binding from the City of New York to Major General Morton, of the Artillery of the State of New York.
Subject Terms:
Canals -- New York (State)
Davis, W. A. -- Printer.
Erie Canal (N.Y.)
Fire engines -- New York (State) -- New York.
Morton, Jacob, 1761-1836 -- Provenance
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Engravings -- 1825.
Lithographs -- 1825.
Presentation bindings.
Contributors:
Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886, engraver.
Maverick, Samuel, 1789-1845, engraver.
Morin, John F., 1801 or 1802-1840, engraver.
Prud'homme, John Francis Eugene, 1800-1892, engraver.
Imbert, Anthony, 1794 or 1795-1834, lithographer.
Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1792-1844. Narrative of the festivities observed in honor of the completion of the grand Erie Canal.
New York (N.Y.). Common Council
New York (N.Y.). Common Council. Appendix, containing an account of the commemoration of the completion of the Erie Canal.
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