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Charter [of the] Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Co.

New York (State). Legislature.

Charter [of the] Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Co.

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    • Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company.,
    • Mohawk Turnpike Company.,
    • Highway law -- New York (State)

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      LC ClassificationsKFN5787 .A3 1811
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 pamphlets in 1 v.
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      Open LibraryOL5256242M
      LC Control Number75329525


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Charter [of the] Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Co. by New York (State). Legislature. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company: granted by the legislature of the state of New York, by an act, passed the 4th of April, to which is added, an act, amendatory of the said act, passed 5th April, [Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company.].

The Old Mohawk Turnpike and the Mohawk river and old Erie canal () formed a great highway and waterway route over which hundreds of thousands of settlers migrated to people the great west.

In the mile route to Utica there was a tavern for every mile, many of which, now farmhouses or dwellings, are still standing. The Old Mohawk Turnpike Book, : A Historical and Present-day Description of the Mohawk Valley, from Schenectady to Rome, Traversed by this Historic Road - Originally the Iriquois Trail, Later the King's Highway, a Revolutionary Military Road, the Freight and Stage Road Incorporated as the Mohawk Turnpike inLater Paralleled by the Erie and Barge Canals and the New.

As you leave the Gateway bridge, going west from Schenectady, you run along the first stretch of the Old Mohawk Turnpike part of the New York to Buffalo Highway, a development of an old trail. After the Revolution and until after the construction of the Utica-Schenectady railroad in it was the scene of busy freight and passenger traffic.

The narrow inner Valley, seen from the Mohawk Turnpike, consists of the flats, which was the bed of the ancient great Iromohawk, the slopes which formed its banks and the adjoining Valley hills. Fort Plain-Nelliston, Historical, -- Mohawk Indian Villages.

The Boston & Maine R. bridge here crosses the Mohawk at Rotterdam. The south shore turnpike from Schenectady to Rotterdam Junction is () an improved road and is much used by westbound motor traffic, crossing at Rotterdam to the Mohawk Turnpike on the north side.

Lock No. 9, Dam No. The Mohawk turnpike shares with the Mohawk River and the early Erie Canal the glory of having been one of the valley travel routes by way of which hundreds of thousands of the ancestors of the present day Westerners made their way to new homes, prior to the building of the railroads and even for a number of years thereafter.

"The old Mohawk bridge was built by the Mohawk and Hudson Turnpike Co. It was begun in and completed in It was begun in and completed in The architect was Theodore, cousin of that gay and rascally Lothario, Vice President Aaron Burr.

Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and.

The old Mohawk Turnpike book: A historical and present-day description of the Mohawk Valley, from Schenectady to Rome, traversed by this historic route - the New York to Buffalo Highway [Greene, Nelson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The old Mohawk Turnpike book: A historical and present-day description of the Mohawk Valley, 4/5(1). Figure 11 - The Schenectady-Saratoga Trolley bridge (over the Mohawk). "The Trolley Bridge" was built and opened July 1, by the Schenectady Rail Company and American Bridge Co (Figure 11).

It was built upstream from the Rexford Bridge in Alplaus to give trolleys an express route to Saratoga County from Niskayuna. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and. The following is a condensed historical sketch of the region known in the Revolution and Burnetsfield or "German Flatts," comprised within the limits of the Burnet patent of It covers present Herkimer-Fort Herkimer-Mohawk-Ilion Frankfort section of the Mohawk river and the Old Mohawk Turnpike.

The Old Mohawk-Turnpike Book published in by the Knox Gelatin Co. All the orange links in this Table of Contents work. Great piece of history printed in and distributed by the Knox Gelatin Company.

As the company by its charter was allowed to erect toll gates every ten miles there were eight on the Mohawk turnpike. The turnpike was not constructed so much for stages as for transporting the immense quantities of merchandise and produce to and from Albany to Utica and Oswego and subsequently to Buffalo and the great west.

-- The Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company, which was chartered inwith amendments to the charter for several years, had, in the course of three or four years, erected bridges over the East and West Canada creeks. One of them was, a possibly both of them were, built by Burr, the well known bridge builder.

Historic Mohawk Turnpike The Old Mohawk-Turnpike Book Darci's Place of Origins Genealogy Site The Mohawk (Iroquois) Trail Early American Roads and Trails. Download a free 2-page Fact Sheet. about American migration routes. The following Link will take you to our library of genealogy reference books.

Here you will find books about. Samuel Ludlow Frey (), a resident of Palatine Bridge, Montgomery County, New York, was an antiquarian and writer on the Mohawks and the Mohawk Valley from its early settlement through the revolution.

His publications include the annotated The Minute Book of the Committee of Safety of Tryon County (New York: Dodd, Mead, ). This is a list of turnpikes built and operated by private companies or non-profit turnpike trusts in the U.S.

state of New York, mainly in the 19th century. While most of the roads are still maintained as free public roads, some have been abandoned.

Where it crossed the creek, just west of what is now Second Street, there was a ford and a dip in the road. Around the Mohawk Turnpike Co. was incorporated and they improved the road through Little Falls, erecting a bridge over the Second Street creek, and a toll gate and house just east of the present City Hall.

As the century closed, there was a great demand for a better road. New York State granted charters to 88 turnpike companies and 21 bridge companies.

In the Mohawk Turnpike and the bridge over East Canada Creek were one of the first to be completed. This is a list of turnpike roads, built and operated by nonprofit turnpike trusts or private companies in exchange for the privilege of collecting a toll, in the U.S. state of Maryland, mainly in the 19th most of the roads are now maintained as free public roads, some have been abandoned.

Today when we hear the word, “turnpike,” we think of our asphalt-covered highways, traversed by fast-moving gas-driven automobiles. Most forget that the first New Hampshire turnpike system was created through turnpike corporations which built miles of toll roads, and more than 80 New Hampshire turnpikes during the years Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company granted by the legislature of the state of New York, by an act, passed the 4th of April, to which is added, an act, amendatory of the said act, passed 5th April, Published: ().

Turnpikes and Toll Roads in Nineteenth-Century America. Daniel B. Klein, Santa Clara University and John Majewski, University of California – Santa Barbara 1. Private turnpikes were business corporations that built and maintained a road for the right to collect fees from travelers.

2 Accounts of the nineteenth-century transportation revolution often treat turnpikes as merely a prelude to. PROFILE AND HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MANHEIM from the Gazetteer and Business Directory of Herkimer County, N.Y. MANHEIM, named from Manheim, in Baden, the native place of the first settlers, was formed from Palatine, Montgomery County, April 7th, It lies on the north bank of the Mohawk, upon the east border of the County.

Mohawk Turnpike & Bridge Co. 68 III Montressor's Map, 44 III Mosquito, The Great (Cusick) 6 III Negro, deed of sale 65 III New Jersey tea 48 III Noses, canal & Schenck's farms 73 III Ox Bow Lake, view of part 40 III Palatine District, Revolutionary paper (oversize) III Parsonage, Queen Anne Chapel 28 III.

This story was originally published in "The Old Mohawk-Turnpike Book" written in by Nelson Greene, issued for The Mohawk Valley Historical Association, Inc. The book, a wonderful little volume full of history and photograph, was reprinted later that year by the Charles B.

Knox Gelatine Co., Inc. Messrs. Dobbin and Robinson, for the turnpike company, plaintiffs in error, contended that the charter of made a contract, persons having parted with their property on the faith of it; that under this charter the turnpike company had a right to take and enjoy the tolls and other privileges and immunities granted by it, and for which the.

The object of the supplement to the charter was to confer a benefit on the company, and, upon the same terms, to add to the franchises previously existing. Pruffett et al. Great Western Railroad Co., 25 Ill. ; Commonwealth v. Hancock Free Bridge Co., 2 Gray (Mass.), 58; Attorney-General v.

Germantown, &c. Turnpike Co., 55 Pa. Utica (/ ˈ juː t ɪ k ə / ()) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United tenth-most-populous city in New York, its population in the U.S. d on the Mohawk River at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains, Utica is approximately 95 miles ( kilometers) northwest of Albany, 55 mi (89 km) east of Syracuse Country: United States.

Shunpiking is the act of deliberately avoiding roads that require payment of a fee or toll to travel on them, usually by traveling on alternative "free" roads which bypass the toll road. The term comes from the word shun, meaning "to avoid", and pike, a term referring to turnpikes, which is another name for toll roads.

People who often avoid toll roads sometimes call themselves. The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes.

Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Trolley Bridge, Herkimer, N.Y. On Apa franchise was granted to construct a trolley line to Utica to the Mohawk Valley Railway.

In the East Herkimer Trolley Bridge was completed by a bridge-builder named Beckwith Quackenbush () of Mohawk, who became a carpenter at age Sauquoit Creek is a mile-long ( km) river in New York, United lies within the southern part of Oneida creek flows eastward, then turns sharply and flows generally northward through the Sauquoit Valley to the Mohawk River, entering the river on the east side of is therefore part of the Hudson River y: United States.

New York State Route 5 (NY 5) is a state highway that extends for miles ( km) across the state of New York in the United States. It begins at the Pennsylvania state line in the Chautauqua County town of Ripley and passes through Buffalo, Syracuse, Utica, Schenectady, and several other smaller cities and communities on its way to downtown Albany in Albany East end: I / US 9 Quay Street in Albany, NY.

U.S. Route 5 (US 5), a north–south U.S. Highway that is generally paralleled by Interstate 91 (I), begins at the city of New Haven in Connecticut and heads north through western Massachusetts and eastern Vermont to the international border with Connecticut, US 5 proceeds north from New Haven and passes through Meriden and Hartford towards North end: US 5 in Longmeadow, MA.

In the Fall Hill Turnpike and Bridge Company was incorporated and authorized to build a toll bridge over the Mohawk River at Little Falls, and construct a road from the house of Ira Crane in Minden, Montgomery county, to the Mohawk River, thence along the river to Henry A.

Vrooman's in German Flats, and thence to Samuel Abbott's house and. The records of the Virginia company of London also available in electronic form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Magazine of the Library of Congress and may not be reprinted in any other form or Board of Commissioners - Canberry, Lewis - Falls Bridge Turnpike Company Manuscript/Mixed Material Miscellaneous records, 24 Kent Road, Cornwall Bridge Mohawk Mountain Ski Area RESTAURANTS.

Cornwall Inn Kent Road, Cornwall Bridge Stacey Marci & Mark Hampson A Place for Parties STABLES. Gunn Brook Farm STONEWORK AND MONUMENTS. Cornwall Bridge Granite Co. John La Porta Masonry. Messrs. Dobbin and Robinson, for the turnpike company, plaintiffs in error, contended that the charter of made a contract, persons having parted with their property on the faith of it;2 that under this charter the turnpike company had a right to take and enjoy the tolls and other privileges and immunities granted by it, and for which the.This is a list of toll roads in the United States (and its territories).

Included are current and future high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes, express toll (ETL) lanes, and hybrid systems. HOV, as used in this article, is high occupancy vehicle. This list does not include items on the list of toll bridges, list of toll tunnels, list of ferry operators, nor pre-freeway turnpikes.

The Utica and Schenectady Railroad Co. 6 Paige's Ch. R.it is held that 'the grant to a corporation of the right to erect a toll bridge across a river, without any restriction as to the right of the legislature to grant a similar privilege to others, does not deprive a future legislature of the power to authorize the erection of another.