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DeWitt Clinton - Grand Canals in 1816...

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December 30, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, December 30, 1816
* Canal between Great Lakes Erie & Hudson - DeWitt Clinton

Page 2 has a report stating that the Commissioners of New York headed by DeWitt Clinton presented a memorial to Congress ...praying for an appropriation, in lands or money in aid in the construction of the GRAND CANALS between the navigable waters of the Hudson and Lake Erie, and the said navigable waters and Lake Champlain. Other news of the day includes: "Colony of Blacks" "Election Distrcits" abd more. 4 pages with occasional foxing, otherwise good.

Category: Pre-Civil War