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"A Canal Across Cape Cod"

MS028.05.001.003 (RS195441)

Description

A small paperback book showing the advantages of the Bass River route through photographs as well as facts and figures. The book first lays out the advantages of the route briefly. Then it describes the route and offers testimonials in support. The book also details the plans for a canal connecting Cape Cod Bay and Buzzards Bay, including financial estimations and hypotheses on the volume of the traffic. The back cover of the book contains a fold-out map of Cape Cod and a possible canal route.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1895
Date of Acquisition
2011
Physical Description
1 book; 9.5 x 6 inches; 28 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292607
Reference Code
MS028.05.001.003

Record details

Originator
Massachusetts Ship Canal Co. (Author)
Nathan Sawyer & Son (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Ship Canal Co.
Descriptive Terms
canals
maps
photographs
plans (reports)
publications
routes
testimonials
Material Type
books
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bass River (Essex county, Massachusetts) [river]
Location Note
Folder 3.1

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