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1820 Cumberland Road Act By James Monroe...

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August 15, 1820

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 15, 1820 The front page has: An Act to authorize the appointment of Commissioners to lay out the Road therein mentioned, signed in type: James Monroe re. continuation of the Cumberland Road. Also a report stating that Gov. Cass, of the Michigan Territory, completed a treaty with the Chippewa Indians in which they ceded sixteen square miles of territory to the U.S. ...situated about Sault St. Marie. Stray writing above the masthead.

Category: Pre-Civil War