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LITTLE, Jacob, John H. Dykers, W.S. Carman]
Partially Printed Document, Caption Title]: To [blank] On the fourteenth day of May last, an amendment was passed, to the charter of the New York and Harlem Rail Road Company by which legislative permission was given to that company to extend their road from the north line of Westchester County to Albany, .
[New York, 1845. Printed circular. Bifolium. Measuring 12.5" x 8". [2]pp. Two lines of contemporary holograph annotations at end, old folds, very good. The New York and Harlem Rail Road Company present in this hastily composed circular means and proposals for expansions and connections for Westchester and Putnam counties, and, specifically, to building a rail road to Albany. The circular also lays out earnings and expenses over the course of 1843 to 1845, and begs the reader to consider the importance of legislative support, asking: "If this effort fail, this City will be without a Rail Road to the Erie Canal for years to come, while the products of the vast west, are diverted from their natural destination at Albany, and pour themselves daily and hourly into the city of Boston. The very products too, let it be remembered, which were the chief element in the present greatness of New-York." *OCLC* locates one copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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