Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Rocks; Streams; Trees; Houses; Rivers; Fences; Stone walls; Agricultural facilities;
Two photographs; one larger, one smaller; Drawings in pencil of grasses and branches accompany photographs; also a handwritten caption "In one of those green, sheltered fertile nooks in which the Dutch farmers are so fond of nestling"