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Hanover Aqueduct Asociation (1820-1939)



  • Existence: 1820 - 1939


The Proprietors of the Hanover Aqueduct were incorporated in 1805 by Nathan Smith, John Hubbard, Benjamin J. Gilbert and James Wheelock. This company built a system that was not successful and was abandoned and replaced with another system in 1820.

The Hanover Aqueduct Association was incorporated in 1820 by Benjamin I. Gilbert, Ebenezer Adams, Reuben D Mussey and Amos A. Brewster. This company built a system using wood pipes, but replaces them with lead about 1829. This system only served about 100 customers, but remained in service until about 1939.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hanover Aqueduct Association documents

Identifier: Mss 805677
Mss 805677
Date(s): 1805-12-27 to 1821-03-15

In English.

Hanover Aqueduct Association records

Identifier: DH-5
Date(s): 1820 to 1940
Scope and Contents

The collection contains meeting minutes, accounts, correspondence, charter, reports, deeds, rights of way and other records of the Association documenting the supply and sale of water.

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