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"Report of the Advisory Council of the Joint Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature on a Ship Canal to connect Barnstable Bay and Buzzards Bay"

MS028.05.004.004 (RS196022)

Description

This report describes the terrain of the Cape Cod region and presents a draft of a plan to begin work on a canal. Much of the report is devoted to the analysis of tides. There are two fold out charts depicting the times and heights of the tides.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
undated
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 government report; 9 x 11 inches; 25 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292867
Reference Code
MS028.05.004.004

Record details

Originator
Advisory Council (Author)
Descriptive Terms
canals
charts (graphic documents)
drafts (documents)
plans (reports)
publications
terrain analysis
tides
Material Type
reports
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]
Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]
Location Note
Folder 3.4

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