Manhattan Company

Reservoir of the Manhattan Company, 1825

This illustration of the Manhattan Company Reservoir on Chambers Street in 1825 appeared in the Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York, also known as Valentine’s Manual. Prepared by Joseph Shannon, Clerk of the Common Council. Collection of NYC Department of Records & Information Services.

To learn more about the Manhattan Company, read "Dirty Water: Aaron Burr and The Manhattan Company" in Financial History magazine.