The Construction of the First Lachine Canal, 1815-1826

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Title
The Construction of the First Lachine Canal, 1815-1826
Abstract
An account of the factors which led to the building of the Lachine Canal and the problems encountered during construction. Studied are the promotion, finance, construction and labour that went into the building of the "water bridge". The labour used to dig the canal was composed almost entirely of Irish immigrants.
Type
Master's thesis
University
McGill University
Place
Montreal
Date
1960
Language
en
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Citation
Tulchinsky, Gerald J. J. “The Construction of the First Lachine Canal, 1815-1826.” Master’s thesis, McGill University, 1960. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/thesescanada/vol2/QMM/TC-QMM-112940.pdf.
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