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Legal instruments

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents that give expression to a legal act or agreement, for the purpose of creating, securing, modifying, or terminating a right, or for the purpose of furnishing evidence of a right. For documents having legal relevance in general, use "legal documents."

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Nicaragua Canal Company records

Call Number: GEN MSS 1774
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal papers, clippings, and other documents relating to the Nicaragua Canal Company. Included are original charters and agreements with the Nicaraguan government to build a canal, as well as financial statements, partnership agreements between American investors, and lists of stockholders in the Nicaragua Canal Construction Company, such as former United States Vice President Levi P. Morton and a number of senators. In addition, the...
Dates: circa 1860s-1902