Washington. 1806. 5pp. Dbd. Bit tanned, else very good. Item #WRCAM17086
One of the earliest American canal proposals. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company was organized even before the canal was recommended in Albert Gallatin's landmark REPORT. The company had requested federal aid for construction. Here a Senate committee recommends that the company be extended a land grant. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 11573.