Petition from Henry Van Patten to the State Canal Board requesting reimbursement for the construction of a bridge and destruction of his well. Following the construction of the canal, Van Patten was obliged to build a bridge over the canal from his house to reach his farmland. February 11, 1829.
New York State Archives. New York (State). Canal Board. Petitions and appeals to the Canal Board, 1827-1926. A1140-78, Box 1, folder 8, document 11.
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