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Edmond Charles Genet to MVB, 3 March 1825

From E[dmond] C[harles] Genet ¬†Prospect Hill March. 3d 1825. ¬†Dear Sir You have been one of the commissioners appointed by the State to report the most efficient plan to improve the navigation of the Hudson river; you have, with the other members of that commission, recommended my plan of a lateral ship canal, along the… Continue Reading

MVB to Charles Edward Dudley, 1 January 1825

To Charles Edward Dudley Washington Jany 1st 1825 My dear Sir, I write principally for the purpose of wishing you & Mrs. D. a happy new year. News I cannot give you. The Presidential question is about as unsettled as it ever was. Mr Crawfords health is re-established & his prospects far from desperate. The… Continue Reading

Clay, Edward W. Going up Salt River. Illustration. New York: Published by John Childs, 1840. From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (accessed October 21, 2016).

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