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1862 Chapter 366 — Obstructions to be removed at Castleton; appropriation.

$10,000.

1863 Chapter 190 — Albany end New Baltimore Ship Canal and Basin Co. Incor-

porated.



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1853



Report of W. J. McAlpine on canal, Albany to New Baltimore;
water; 2 locks 300x50 and 215x30 ft.



surface 20 ft.



1854 Troy sloop lock rebuilt

1866 Hudson River Bridge Co. at Albany incorporated.

1867 Chapter 374 — $25,000 appropriated to remove obstructions, Troy to New

Baltimore.

1868 Chapter 361 — River opposite Troy to be dredged to 8 feet

I860 Chapter 2a — Persons cutting ice in the river to erect safety fences.



1861



Chapter 813 — United States to build 3 beacons between Troy and Albany.
Coast survey trlangulation of river completed.



1863 Chapter 122 — $100,000 appropriated for improvement Troy to New Balti-

more.
Coeymans dyke built 2,940 ft.; Castleton dyke built, 3,370 ft.

1864 Chapter 106 — River to be Improved, Troy to New Baltimore, and Catskill

creek deepened; appropriation, $134,326.63.
Chapter 243 — Bridge at Albany to be 20 ft above ordinary tide.
February 4, — Report of commissioners ; channel at mean low tide is 7i feet ;

only 4 ft in 1819 ; jetties at Coeymans and Castleton secure 10 feet of

water.
Plxtaway dyke built, 2,907 ft ; 6i miles south of Albany.
Castleton dyke built 2,960 ft ; 9 miles south of Albany.

1865 Chapter 472 — Survey to be made to determine feasibility of slack-water navi-

gation. Waterford to Fort Edward.

Chapter 561 — Appropriates $126,000 to continue improvements, Troy to
New Baltimore.

Greenbush dyke begun, 3,086 ft ; one-half mile south of Albany.

Cuyler's bar dyke built 3,413 ft (not entirely finished), and channel im-
proved at an expense of $92,927, pursuant to chapter 661-1865.

1866 Chapter 33 — Survey of river to be made for slack-water navigation, Troy

to Fort Edward, locks 225x25 ft and stone dams.

Chapter 491 — Work under chapter 661-1866 to continue, $160,000 appro-
priated.

Chapter 603 — $35,000 appropriated for improvement of Albany basin.

Willow island dyke built near New Baltimore, 4,507 ft

Schodack dyke built, 924 ft. ; Cuyler's dyke completed.

Coeymans dyke extended 460 ft. ; Greenbush dyke completed.

Commissioners report: loss of tide, — Stuyvesant to Albany, 24 miles, 18
inches; Stuyvesant to New York, 78 miles, 5 inches; plan of work, Troy
to New Baltimore, 8 ft at low water.

1867 Chapter 579 — $10,000 appropriated for Improvement at Troy.

Chapter 647 — $150,000 appropriated to continue improvements, Troy to Cox-

sackle.
Mills light dyke bulk, 3,628 ft ; 10 miles south* of Albany.
New Baltimore dyke built, 6,470 ft; 14 miles south of Albany.
February 13, — Report on slack-water navigation ; Troy to Port Edward, 89.9

miles, 116 ft. rise ; 8 ft. water ; 11 locks 225x25 ft ; 11 stone dams ;

estimate, $2,360,079.

1868 Chapter 231 — $12,000 appropriated for repairs to Troy dam.

Chapter 332 — Hudson, Highland Suspension Bridge Co. incorporated to build

bridge from Verplanck's Point to Buttermilk falls.
Chapter 412 — Hudson River Bridge Co. to construct bridge over the Hudson

at Albany to foot of Exchange St, and to remove present bridge.



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1M» rbaptvr 32 — S2O.0O0 Appropriated to repair Albany barfn.

Chapter 1 7» — Hodmn RiTer Bridse Co. may construct another bridge acrosa

the Hndmn between SUte St. and Maiden Une.
Chapter 877 — $45,000 appropriated for rebulldinir Troy dam.

1*»T<> Chapter 565 — Canal commissioners to eonstntct flshways at Troy dam.

l$7l Chapter 2€9 — Gontribntory appropriation for construction of a bridge over

rt^er l>^wem Varrensbnrf and Thurman.
Chapter .'*.12 — Pniaooie Landins Bridge Company may complete its bridge OTer

nver brtwe«« Ch^ter and Jobntburf.
rhapt«»r 4^M — ProTUIons for extension of Rondout and Oswego R. R. to east

bank of rlrrr: also esubllshment of a steam ferry.
Chapter ft97 — Poaglikeep»ie Bridge Company incorporated.

1872 Chapter 2«9 — Albany and Grcenbash Bridge Co. incorporated.

Chapter 3lo — Troy and West Troy Bridge Company incorporated.

Chapter 321 — Troy. Lansingbnrg and Coboes Bridge Co. incorporated.

Chapter 34« — River to be dredged between Troy and Cozsackie.

Chapter 546 ~ Mechanfcrilie Bridge Co. Incorporated.

1473 Chapter 713 — Appropriates $50,000 for improvement of river navigation.

lf<75 Chapter 44>3 — Supplementary to chapter 332-1868. concerning the Hudson,
Highland Suspenxton Bridge Co,

lH7t» Chapter 2u4 — $40.ooO appropriated for SUte Engineer to improve river
between Troy and Coxsachie; to secure 5 ft. water, below Troy sloop lock:
6 ft. water. 125 ft. wide, between Troy and Albany; 10 fL water, 125 ft
wide, briveen Albany and Coxsackle.

Chapter 376 — Dumping in river forbidden.

13<>.709 cubic yards dredged from the river.

1677 Chapter 275 — Conunlesloners appointed to establish bulkhead lines in the
river.

Chapter 346 — Amending chapter 269-1872. the -act incorporating Albany and
Greenbui(h Bridge Co.

Chapter 412 — $15,000 appropriated for State Engineer to Improve river from
Troy to Coxsackle; to secure from State dam to Troy bridge. 5 ft water,
60 ft wide; to the lower Albany bridge. 7 ft water. 125 ft wide; to Cox-
sackle. 10 ft water, 160 ft wide.

January 31. — Lieut Wlllard. U. S. A., reports depth at mean low water :
Bogart light 8.6 : Overslaugh dam. 8.1 ; Coeymans. 8.2 ; New Baltimore. 8.8.

220.842 cubic yards dredged from the river.

1878 Chapter 39 — Time for completfog Pougbkeepsie bridge extended to 1881.
Chapter 205 — Appropriates $30,000 for Improvement of river navigation, as

per chapter 412-1877.
211.654 cubic yards dredged from river.

1879 Chapter 106 — $30,000 appropriated for State Engineer to Improve the river

from Troy to Coxsackle; to secure from State dam to Troy R. R. bridge

6 ft water. 60 ft wide; to the lower Albany R. R. bridge. 8 ft water. 126

ft. wid<»; to Coxsackle, 10 ft. water, 150 ft wide.
Chapter 388 — Adjoining owners to have Urst right to cut ice to center of

river.
114.197 cnbic yards dredged from the river.

1880 Chapter 50 — Time for completing Poughkeepsle bridge extended three years.
Chapter 51 — $30,000 appropriated for State Engineer to improve river from

Troy to Coxsackle. as per chapter 106-1879.
Chapter 641 — Ligbts to be maintained on all Hudson river swing-bridges.

1881 Chapter 230 — $30,000 appropriated for State Engineer to improve river,

Troy to Coxsackle, as per chapter 106-1879.



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1882 Chapter 77 — Time for completion of Poughkeepsie bridge extended to 1888.
Chapter 372 — $30,000 appropriated for State Engineer to improve river,

Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 106-1879, also West Troy side-cut

1883 Chapter 223 — Land ceded to United States for lighthouses at Danskamer

Point and Narrow Channel.
Chapter 451 — $30,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to
improve river, Troy to Coxsackie; to secure railroad from bridge at Troy
to lower railroad bridge, Albany, 8 ft. water, 125 ft. wide; to Coxsackie
10 ft water. 160 ft wide.

1884 Chapter 110 — $30»000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 451-1883.
Chapter 273 — Land to be ceded to the United States for lighthouses on river.
Chapter 541 — Governor to appoint commission to report on storing head

waters of Hudson river.
115,897 cubic yards dredged from the river.

1885 Chapter 210 — $30,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie : to secure from Troy dam to Troy R. R.
bridge, 6 ft water, 80 ft. wide; to the lower Albany R. R. bridge, 8 ft
water, 125 ft wide; to Coxsackie, 10 ft water, 150 ft wide.
167,340 cubic yards dredged from river.

1886 Chapter 172 — $26,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 210-1885.
104,000 cubic yards dredged from river; dyke built at New Baltimore, 1,000
feet long.

1887 Chapter 162 — $30,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 210-1885.
Chapter 512 — Fishway to be constructed in Troy dam.
118,958 cubic yards dredged from the river.

1888 Chapter 173 — $50,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Worksite

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie ; to secure from Troy dam to Troy rail-
road bridge, 6 ft water, 80 ft wide; to the lower R. R. bridge, Albany,
10 ft water, 140 ft. wide; to Coxsackie, 11 ft water, 175 ft wide.
195,414 cubic yards dredged from river.

1889 Chapter 106 — $50,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to

improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 173-1888.

Chapter 278 — Mole to be constructed at McCabe, Houghtaling island.

178,148 cubic yards dredged from river.

Chapter 204 — $30,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to
improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 173-1888.

Chapter 501 — Troy and Breaker Island Bridge Co. incorporated.

March 25, — Pier lines approved by Secretary of War, Troy to New Balti-
more.

82,812 cubic yards dredged from the river.

1891 United States (Government assumes charge of the river; no appropriation by

the SUte..

1892 Chapter 155 — State Engineer to report condition of State dams at Troy and

Cohoes.

Chapter 158 — Alteration of pier head line In New York City.

Chapter 281 — Albany and Bath-on-the-Hudson Bridge Co. incorporated.

Chapter 293 — $35,000 appropriated for Superintendent of Public Works to
improve river, Troy to Coxsackie, as per chapter 173-1888.

Chapter 607 — For improvement of west channel of river between New Balti-
more and Coxsackie.

123,609 cubic yards dredged from the river.



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1898 Oha^Ur 86<»ror Impnrrlnc lateral channels and repairing certain dykes in
$1,820^49 spent In dndfinc the Hrer between Tnj and Cozsackie since 1797.

1884 Chapter 868 — Tor completing the mole between rirer and HougbUllng island.
Chepter 874 — Provides tor construction of free bridges over river at Still-
water.

1895 Chapter 87 — For a commission to confer with representativeB of New Jersey

concemlog the acquisition bj the United SUtse of the Palisades.

Chapter 699 — Por a survey of upper Hudson river valley, with a view to
store waters tor Improving navigation on Champlain canal and lower Hud-
son.

Chapter 968 — To rsgulate the cutting end harvesting of ice in river.

Chapter 982 — Bulkhead and pier lines established at Albany.

1896 Chapter 16 — Palisades in Rockland County ceded to united BUtes (or a

NaUonal park.
Chapter 880 — Supplementing chapter 609-1896, provides for continuation of

survey of upper Hudson river valley.
Chapter 960 — Additional appropriation for completing mole between river

and.Honghtaling Island, pursuant to chapter 278-1889.

1897 Chapter 660 — Appropriation for removal of part of pier at Piermont, Rock-

land County.
Chaplsr 667 — Authorises Superintendent of Public Works to purchase ^tbe

Fort Miller bridge near State dam» Northumberland.
Chapter 692 — RegulsUons concerning navigation of Hudson river.

1898 Chapter 201 — Amending chapter 660-1897 authorising the removal of a part

of the dock at Piermont
Chapter 862 — Reapproprlates unexpended balance for 'completing mole
between river and Houghtaling island, pursuant to chapter 960-1896.

1899 Chapter 264 — Amending Chapter 966-1896, regulates the cutting and harvest-

ing of Ice In Hudson river.
Chapter 669 — Appropriation for completing the mole between the river and
Houghtaling island.

1900 Chapter 88 — Authorises Hudson River Water Power Co. to build and main-

tain a dam acroes river between Olens Falls and Palmer's Falls.
Chapter 170 — To provide for an Interstate Park along the Palisades.
Chapter 176 — The dam erected and maintained across river near Mechanie-

vlUe by Hudson River Power Transmission Co. legalised.

1901 Chapter 164 — Waterford Electric Light Co., may construct and maintain a

dam across river between Half Moon and Schaghticoke.
Chapter 641 — Part of Eaopus island to be conveyed and Jurisdiction ceded

to the United SUtes.
Chapter 669 — Construction of a dam across the river to Warren Cotmty

authortied.

1904 Chapter 104 — Extending time for completion of the Hudson Suspension
Bridge and N. E. R. R. Co.'s bridge over the river between Verplanck's Point
and Buttermilk falls. 10 years.
Chapter 749 — Amending chapter 963-1895, regulates the harvesting of ice
in river.

SHINNECOCK AND PEOONIC CANAL.
1826 Report of survey by Holihes Hutchinson.

1828 April 16, — Long Island Canal Co. incorporated. (Nothing done.)
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1879 May, — Concurrent resolution requiring State Engineer to make surveys tor

canal connecting Shinnecock and Peconic bays.

1880 April 7, — State Engineer reports, approving Hutchinson's plans ; estimates

cost at $35,000.

1884 Chapter 508 — Superintendent of Public Works to build a canal between

Shinnecock and Peconic bays; $12,000 appropriated; canal to be maintained
at expense of Suffolk County.

1885 Chapter 525 — Additional appropriation tor canal.

1886 Chapter 330 — Additional appropriation for canal.

1887 Chapter 460 — Additional appropriation to complete canal.

Chapter 6.28 — Town trustees, Southampton, may provide an inlet from ocean
to Shinnecock bay.

1888 Chapter 270 — Appropriation for improving channel and extending piers of

canal.

1890 Chapter 436 — Reapproprlates unexpended balances, pursuant to chapters 460-

1887, 270-1888 and 608-1884.

1891 Chapter 302 — Additional appropriation for completing canal.

1892 Chapter 356 — Appropriation for completing canal.
Canal completed; cost, about $98,000.

Oyster industry restored; $100,000 worth of oysters taken from Shlnneoodc
bay during the season.

1893 Chapter 726 — For removal of bars and protecting banks of canaL

Chapter 726 — For restoring and protecting approaches to iwlng-bridge over
canal.

1894 Chapter 358 — Additional appropriation for restoring and protecting ap-

proaches to swing-bridge, pursuant to chapter 726-1893.
Chapter 768 — Additional appropriation for protecting banks. (Completed
December, 1894.)

1895 Chapter 932 — Appropriates $18,000 for improvements to canal — ^tide-gates

and Inlet to ocean.

1896 Chapter 348 — Appropriation for excavating channel between Shinnecock and

Great South bays.
Chapter 950 — Additional '^appropriation for tide-gates and inlet
Tide-gates completed.

1897 Chapter 790 — Additional appropriation for channel between Shinnecock and

Great South bays.
Chapter 791 — Appropriation for repairing and maintaining tide-gates and for
piling.

1898 Chapter 207 — Appropriation to complete channel between Shinnecock and

Great South bays.

1899 Chapter 569 — Appropriation for paying balance on repairs to canal.
Channel between Shinnecock and Great South bays completed.

1900 Chapter 419 — Appropriates $30,000 for improving canal.

1902 Improvements provided for by chapter 419-1900 completed; tide-gates rebuilt,
bars dredged.

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