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1822 Thru 1829

1822 Act Authorizing Practicality of Canal From Lake Erie to Ohio River   106KB

1823 Geddes Report to State of Ohio    324KB

1824 Canal Commission Annual Report   3,427KB

1824 Canal Engineer Report on Falls of Ohio   2,981KB

1825 Canal Commencement of July 4, 1825   3,412KB

1825 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   3,382KB

1826 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   8,958KB

1827 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   1,778KB

1828 - 1831 Acts for Protection and Operation of Canal   1,909KB

1828 Public Documents Concerning the Ohio Canal   35MB

1829 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   1,446KB

1830 Thru 1839

1830 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   662KB

1831 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   819KB

1831 Cooper V. Williams   841KB

1831 Laws on Navigation and Tolls on Canals   491KB

1831 The Ohio Gazeteer  14MB

1832  Canal Commissioner's Annual Report 1   691KB

1832  Canal Commissioner's Annual Report 2   5,061KB

1832 Public Documents Concerning the Ohio Canal  42MB

1833  Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   1,059KB

1834  Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   4,222KB

1835  Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   638KB

1836 Act to Improve Navigation of Willis Creek   255KB

1836 Act to Authorize Indiana to Construct Some of Whitewater Canal within Ohio   279KB

1836 Act to Extend Hocking Canal   408KB

1836 Act to Improve Navigation of Walhonding and Mohican Waters   292KB

1836 Act to Incorporate Bellville and Bolivar Canal Company   416 KB

1836 Act to Incorporate the Chippeway Canal Company   306KB

1836 Acts of Law Concerning Board of Public Works   295KB

1836 An Act to Amend Incorporation of One Leg Navigation Company   262KB

1836 An Act to Improve Navigation of Muskingum Slack water Navigation   294KB

1836 An Act to Incorporate Mount Vernon Lateral Canal Company   528KB

1836 An Act to Incorporate the Lake Erie and Muskingum Road and Canal Company   183KB

1836 An Act to Provide Relief to Certain Contractors on M & E Canal North of Dayton   428KB

1836 Bureau of Public Works Annual Report   29MB

1836 Ohio Spreme Court William and John Hogg Vs. Zanesville Canal and Manufacturing Co.   551KB

1836 Ohio Supreme Court Canal Fund Commissioners V. Nathan Perry   401KB

1836 Ohio Supreme Court D. McArthur Vs. Alfred Kelley and M. T. Williams, Acting Canal Commissioners   726KB

1836 Ohio Supreme Court D.Z. and D. C. Cooper Vs. Micajah T. Williams   234KB

1837 Act to Incorporate Milan Canal   227KB

1837 Board of Public Works Annual Report   3,079KB

1837 Board of Public Works Annual_Report   7,237KB

1837 Walhonding Canal Extension Act   313KB

1838 Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   2,219KB

1839  Board of Public Works Annual Report   6,814KB

1839 Bureau of Public Works Annual Report   4,458KB

1840 Thru 1849

1840 Acts of Law Concerning Board of Public Works and Canals   1,687KB

1840  Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,579KB

1840 Bureau of Public Works Annual Report2   2,794KB

1840 Communication from Governor on Wabash and Erie Canal   576KB

1840 Communications of Wm Wall on his Conduct on Hocking Canal Contracts   938KB

1840 Governor's Communications on Ohio Canal Lands   84KB

1840 Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners' Annual Report   1,760KB

1840 Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners' Special Report   85KB

1840 Ohio House of Reps Communication on Cinci and Whitewaer Canal   893KB

1840 Report of Canal Tax Paid by Counties for 1826-1838   125KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Mad River Feeder and Miami Reservoir   463KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on 1840 Expenditures   2,429KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Canal from Columbus to Lake Erie Via Scioto, Olentangy &Sandusky   1,353KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Checks used on Miami and Warren County Canals   174KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Claim of L. Fogle & Co. & H. R. Caldwell on Damages from Portage Summit Reservoir   190KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Cuyahoga and Grand River Canal Route   355KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Indian Lake Reservoir and Feeder   100KB

1840 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Muskingum Improvement and Hocking Canal   135KB

1840 Special Report of Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners   493KB

1840 Special Report on Canal Route by Board of Public Works   1,353KB

1840 Special Report on Killbuck Canal   469KB

1840 Special Report on the Ohio Canal Fund   148KB

1840 Special Reports by Board of Public Works and Ohio Canal Fund on Canal Loans and Expenditures   2,335KB

1841 Bureau of Public Works Annual Report   8,391KB

1841 Department of Public Works Transactions   8,117KB

1841  Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Annual Report   193KB

1841 Report of Standing Committee on Public Works Regarding Names and Salaries of Employees   291KB

1841  Special Report by Ohio Auditor on Canal Commission Loans   256KB

1841 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Logan County Reservoir   1,082KB

1841 Special Report of Board of Public Works on North Fork of Licking Feeder   872KB

1841 Special Report of Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners in Reply to Senate Resolution   2,125KB

1841 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Agents of Canal and other Miami Canal Information   1,381KB

1842 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,668KB

1842 Special Report on Extension of Miami Canal   202KB

1842 Special Report on Portsmouth Dry Dock and Steamboat Company   161KB

1842 Special Report on Water Power at Cincinnati   1,044KB

1843 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,377KB

1843 Board of Public Works Special Report on Employees   496KB

1844  Board of Public Works Annual Report   6,478KB

1844 Ohio Laws for the Protection of the Canals   1,367KB

1845 Board of Public Works Annual Report   20MB

1845 Report of Commissioners to Examine Books of Canal Fund Commissioners   18MB

1845 Special Report of Commissioners to Examine Books of Board of Public Works   39MB

1845 Special Report on Senate Resolution on Temporary Loans   129KB

1846  Board of Public Works Annual Report   17,350MB

1846 Documents Messages and Other Communications   58MB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Checks of Commission   108KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Penalties of 1840 Canal Law   100KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Procuring Land for Leasing Water Power   151KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Canal Law   100KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Canal Stock Certificates   137KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Checks of Board of Public Works   108KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Damage for Injury to Mill   152KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Lease of Excess Water at Lock 7 on M & E Canal   224KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Morris Leely Canal   233KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Taxation on Canal Boats   109KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Treble Law   115KB

1846 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Water Power at Harrmer   188KB

1846 Ohio Canal Commissioner's Annual Report   1,572KB

1846 Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Annual Report   511KB

1846 Report of Standing Committee on Public Works Relative to Canal Lands   397KB

1846 Special Report by Board of Public Works in Reply to House Resolution on Canals Cost   135KB

1846 Special Report by Board of Public Works in Reply to House Resolution on Regarding Extra Work on Miami Canal Extension   256KB  

1846 Special Report by Board of Public Works in Reply to House Resolution on Relocation on Lock 20, South of Licking Summit   100KB

1846 Special Report by Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners relative to Repairs on Ohio Canals   118KB

1846 Special Report of the Board of Commissioners Appointed to Examine Books of Canal Fund Commissioners   17MB  

1847 Board of Public Works Annual Report  18MB

1847 Ohio Rules, Regulations and Rates of Tolls on Canals   3,108MB

1847 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Dayton's Morris Leely Canal   233MB

1847 Orders Rules Regulations and Rates of Toll on Wabash & Erie Canal   2,820KB

1848 Board of Public Works Annual Report   12MB

1849 Board of Public Works Annual Report   12MB

1849 Bureau of Public Works Annual Report  12MB

1849 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Injury to Mill   152KB

1849 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Salaries of Board of Public Works Members   201KB

1849 Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Annual Report   504KB

1849 Report on Standing Committee on Public Works relative to Mercer County Reservoir Water Power   226KB

1849 Report on the Petition of Enos Manning of Miami County   102KB

1850 Thru 1859

1850 Board of Public Works Annual Report   14MB

1850 Canal Commissioners Fund of 1850   796KB

1851 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,564KB

1851 Constitution of State of Ohio, Article 8. Sect. 12   162KB

1851 Constitution of State of Ohio, Article 12, Sect. 6   149KB

1851 Special Report on Waste Weirs of Sugar Creek Dam   127KB

1851 Special Report on Water Rents Due   189KB

1852 Acts of the State of Ohio   16MB

1852 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,146KB

1852 John Allen's Correspondence on Canal Lands   756KB

1852 Massillon Canal Special Report of 1852   332KB

1852 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Tolls of Sandy and Beaver Canal   118KB

1852 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Appropriation Bill of May 1, 1852   145KB

1853 Board of Public Works Annual Report   15MB

1853 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Warren County Canal   240KB

1853 The Public Statutes at Large of the State   43MB

1854 Board of Public Works Annual Report   6,223KB

1854 Annual Report of Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Company   424KB

1854 Board of Public Works Reply on Warren County Canal   196KB

1854 Board of Public Works Reply to Senate's Sale of Warren County Canal   196KB

1854 Canal Appropriations for Repairs, Construction and Expenses   298KB

1854 Laws Pertaining to Public Works   253KB

1854 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Warren County Canal   240KB

1854-1855 Board of Public works Biennial Report   16MB

1854-1855 Canal Disbursements   3,004KB

1854-1855 Ohio Public Money Receipts and Disbursements   53MB

1855 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Appointment of Collectors   189KB

1855 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Warren County Canal   118KB

1855 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Who Appoints Collectors   189KB

1856 Additional Appropriations for Repairs, Construction and Expenses   188KB

1856 Board of Public Works Annual Report   15MB

1856 Canal Appropriations for Repairs, Construction and Expenses   240KB

1856 Laws Incorporating Sandy and Beaver Canal as Part of Ohio Public Works   197KB

1856 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Collector's Extension of Term   126KB

1856 Report of Board of Public Works to Senate Resolution on Public Works   6,838KB

1857 Board of Public Works Annual Report   13MB

1857 Buckland Speech on Canal Contracts   4,157KB

1857 Canal Mileage chart   350KB

1857 Corry's Save The Canals Speech   1,987KB

1857 Minority Report of Committee in Relation to Sale of Public Works   415KB

1857 Remonstrance and Affidavits Against Completion of Lewistown Reservoir   723KB

1857 Report from Claims Committee on Contractor Harmon Kent on Miami Extension Canal   205KB

1857 Report from Committee on Public Works Relative to Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Funds   68KB

1857 Report of Board of Public Works to Ohio House on Reducing Level of Lock Below Dayton   172KB

1857 Report of Public Works Committee to General Assembly   9,997KB

1857 Report of Public Works Joint Committee to Ohio General Assembly   9,997KB

1857 Report on Joint Committee On Public Works   3,244KB

1857 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Keeping Canals in Repair   158KB

1857 Special Report of Board of Public Works on Lewistown Reservoir   674KB

1857 Special Report on Lewistown Reservoir by Board of Public Works   2,242KB

1857 WPA Cleveland Newspaper Digest of 1857   409KB

1857 Annotated General Code of the State for Canals   2,422KB

1858 Act for Regulation of Public Works   685KB

1858 Act to Cancel Contract for Enlargement of Lewistown Reservoir   303KB

1858 Board of Public Works Annual Report   20MB

1858 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Commissioner Powers   117KB

1858 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion Regarding Contracts on Lancaster Side Cut   192KB

1858 Report by Standing Committee on Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Tolls   206KB

1858 Report of Standing Committee on Public Works Contracts   413KB

1858 S. Z. Sedam V. Cincinnati and Whitewater Canal Co.   412KB

1858 Wm. Pierson V. Cincinnati and Whitewater Canal Co.   291KB

1859 Act for Appropriations for Public Works and Providing for Leasing   444KB

1859 Act Prescribing Duties of Board of Public Works   771KB

1859 Act Relating to Lewistown Reservoir   197KB

1859 Board of Public Works Annual Report   21MB

1860 Thru 1869

1860 Act Defining Powers & Duties of Board of Public Works   482KB

1860 Board of Public Works Annual Report   17MB

1860 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Board of Public Works Issuing Checks   187KB

1860 Ohio General Assembly Acts Regarding Public Works   630KB

1861 Board of Public Works Annual Report   8,215KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Abandonment of M & E Canal at Swan Creek   284 KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Collector Tolls Being Credited   138KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Lessees Appraisement of Lock Gates   198KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Authority to Lease Excess Canal Water   135KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Bernard Clayne's Claim for Damages at Toledo   171KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Powers of Public Works   189KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on State's Right to Abandon Part of M & E Canal   284KB

1861 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on States Right to Share Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Profit   139KB

1862 Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,607KB

1862 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Board of Public Works Right to Lease Water Power on Sandy and Beaver Canal   145KB

1862 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on the Claim of Luther Donaldson   176KB

1863 Board of Public Works Annual Report   2,882KB

1864 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,218KB

1864 Report Of The Commissioners Of Morgan Raiders   36MB

1865 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,408KB

1866 Board of Public Works Annual Report   2,795KB

1867 Board of Public Works Annual Report   6,532KB

1868 Board of Public Works Annual Report   6,379KB  

1869 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,805KB

1870 Thru 1879

1870 Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,524KB

1871 Andrew Erkenbrecher Vs. D. K. Estes   350KB

1871 Board of Public Works Annual Report   1,770KB

1872 Board of Public Works Annual Report   8,188KB

1873 Board of Public Works Annual Report   8,489KB

1873 Chaffee V. United States   195KB

1873 Little Miami Elevator Co. V. Cincinnati   252KB

1873 Ohio Superior Court Erkenbrecher V. Cincinnati   544KB

1874 Board of Public Works Annual Report   10,455KB

1875 Board of Public Works Annual Report   10,831KB

1876 Board of Public Works Annual Report   8,440KB

1877 Board of Public Works Annual Report   2,364KB

1877 Ohio Attorney General Comments on Suits Against Lessees of Public Works   323KB

1878 Board of Public Works Annual Report   11,122KB

1879 Acts of the State of Ohio   13,099KB

1879 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,437KB

1880 Thru 1889

1880 Board of Public Works Annual Report   4,619KB

1880 Laws Regarding Public Works and Canals   5,393KB

1881 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,688KB

1882 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,539KB

1882 Special Report of Board of Public Works on House Resolution 68   261KB  

1883 Board of Public Works Annual Report   9,918KB

1883 Special Report of Chief Engineer of Board of Public Works on House Resolution 113   129KB

1883 Special Report of State Auditor in Reply to House Resolution 112   162KB

1884 Board of Public Works Annual Report   3,102KB

1884 Supplement to the Revised Statutes of the State of Ohio   31MB

1885 Board of PublicWorks Annual Report   6,821KB

1886 Board of Public Works Annual Report   21MB

1886 Ohio Supreme Court Case of Day V. Railroad Co.   611KB

1887 The Revised Statutes of the State of Ohio Sect. IX.   1,065KB

1888 Canal Commissioners Annual Report   1,740KB

1889 Annual Report of Ohio Canal Commission   778KB

1889 Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,692KB

1890 Thru 1899

1890 Board of Public Works Annual Report   4,400KB

1890 Revised Statutes of the State of Ohio on Public Works   4,679KB

1890-1895 Statutes of Ohio Regarding Public Works   3,686KB

1891 Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,124KB

1892 Board of Public Works Annual Report   39MB

1893 Board of Public Works Annual Report   16,319KB

1894 Board of Public Works Annual Report   11,384KB

1894-1895 Canal Commisson Annual Report   5,582KB

1895 Board of Public Works Annual Report   18,064KB

1896 Army Engineers Annual Report   46MB

1896 Board of Public Works Annual Reports   8,154KB

1896 Public Works Revised Statutes of the State of Ohio   3.686KB

1897 Board of Public Works Annual Report   4,585KB

1897 Publications of the State of Ohio 1803-1896  2,548KB

1898 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,578KB

1898 Governor Asa Bushnell Message on Ohio Canals   327KB

1898 Ohio One Hundred Year Book   31MB

1899 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,931KB

1900 Thru 1909

1900 Board Of Public Works Annual Report   13,306KB

1900 Ohio Canal Commission Annual Report   2,600KB

1901 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,606KB

1902 Board of Public Works Annual Report   3,391KB

1902 Ohio Canal Commission Annual Report     1,005KB

1902 Report of the Canal Commission   598KB

1903 Board of Public Works Annual Report    4,173KB

1904 Ohio Canal Commission Annual Report   429KB

1904 Board of Public Works Annual Report   28MB

1905 Board of Public Works Annual Report   5,705KB

1906 Board of Public Works Annual Report    4,803KB

1906 Chapter 5A of The Annotated Revised Statutes of the State   5,094KB

1906 Ohio Attorney General Communications with Board of Public Works   748KB

1906 Ohio Senate Investigation of Hamilton County   1,208KB

1907 Board of Public Works Annual Report   7,462KB

1908 Board of Public Works Annual_Report   16,560KB

1908 US Congress Preliminary Report of Inland Waterways Commission   42MB

1909 Board of Public Works Annual_Report   7,048KB

1909 Ohio Attorney General Communication on Leasing Canal Lands   718KB

1909 Ohio Attorney General Communications on Canals   206KB

1910 Thru 1921

1910 Annotated General Code of the State   2,422KB

1910 Attorney Generals Opinions on Canals and Canal Lands   580KB

1910 Board of Public Works Annual Report    8,106KB

1910 Licking Circuit Court Case Railway V Nelson   388KB

1910 Ohio Attorney General Communication on Canals and Canal Lands   580KB

1910 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Bridges Across Public Works   238KB

1910 Ohio Attorney General Opinion on Rental of Locktender Houses   522KB

1910 Ohio Attorney General's Opinion on Board of Public Works Accounting   522KB

1910 State of Ohio Vs. Miami & Erie Canal Transportation Co.   168KB

1911 Public Works Chief Engineers Report to Gov. Harmon   116KB

1912 Board of Public Works Annual Report   4,095KB

1913 Superintendent of Public Works Annual Report   1,386KB

1914 Superintendent of Public Works Annual Report   1,089KB

1916 Ohio's Auditor Review of Canals   815KB

1917 An Act to Abandon North Fork Feeder at Newark   203KB

1917 An Act to Abandon Ohio Canal Land near Newark, Licking County   199KB

1918 Hearings on Canal Connecting Lake Erie and the Ohio   4,488KB

1920 Ohio's Auditor Review of Public Works   208KB

1921 Ohio's Auditor Review of Public Works   105KB

 

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