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Tunnel along the Whitewater Canal...

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January 21, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington DC, Jan. 21, 1840.

* General William Henry Harrison for President
* Whitewater Canal tunnel

A page 3 item from a Cincinnati paper says that Gen. Harrison was seen for the first time since the nomination, and that he was involved in the contract of a tunnel along the Whitewater Canal that passes through his farm at North Bend. Mentions that: "We have never seen him in better health; he appears as active, both in body and mind, as he was twenty years ago."

Other news of the day includes: "The Green Mountain Boys" "The Blood Hound War" and more.

4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War