Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Albany chronicles: by Cuyler Reynolds, 1906

Albany chronicles: a history of the city arranged chronologically, from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Compiled by Cuyler Reynolds, J.B. Lyon Company, ALBANY, NY 1906.


Sen. James A. Bell presented a resolution April 24, 1863, providing for a building to replace that of 1808; authorized by Act of May 1, 1865; first stone laid July 7, 1869, by Hon. John V. L. Pruyn; cornerstone laid June 24, 1871; officially declared the Capitol on May 14, 1878; opened in north side by reception Jan. 7, 1879; occupied in 1884; completed in 1898; cost about $30,000,000.

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