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.
CAPITOL OF 1878.
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.