Letter to the Hon. Brockholst Livingston, Esq... on the Lake Canal Policy of the State of New York. Robert Troup.

Letter to the Hon. Brockholst Livingston, Esq... on the Lake Canal Policy of the State of New York

Albany: Packard & Van Benthuysen, 1822. 8vo, pp. 38, 42, 5, [1]; original orange printed paper wrappers, wrappers sunned and edgeworn, top 2 inches of spine perished, textblock bright and sound. An appeal in favor of the Erie Canal, reprinted in celebration of the successful project with a supplement. Robert Troup was a soldier of the Continental Army and Judge for the state of New York. His letter is a defense of a project that saw many detractors over the course of the decades it took to be completed, and explicitly a defense of General Elkanah Watson's position as a prime advocate for the project. Item #54459

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