Certificate stating that these map and field notes are the correct map and field notes of the Chenango Canal. Documentation signed by the Canal Board, Canal Commissioners, and the State Comptroller. These surveys were made pursuant to legislation of 1827 requiring a complete manuscript map and field notes of every canal to be completed. The maps were to serve as the official legal record of the state’s land rights along the canals, and certified copies were acceptable as evidence in all legal proceedings.
October 31 1843
New York State Archives, A0848-77, Canal System Survey Maps, 1832-1843, page no. CHEN2-ii
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