Advantages of the proposed canal from Lake Erie, to Hudson's River, fully illustrated in a correspondence between the Hon. Gouverneur Morris, and Robert Fulton, Esq.

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Advantages of the proposed canal from Lake Erie, to Hudson's River, fully illustrated in a correspondence between the Hon. Gouverneur Morris, and Robert Fulton, Esq.

Subject

Hudson River
Correspondence
Revenue
New York (State)
Erie Canal
Pamphlet
Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816.
Fulton Robert 1765-1815.
Expenditures/Expenses
Tolls
Construction

Description

Page twelve of the pamphlet consisting of a letter written by Robert Fulton to Gouverneur Morris dated February 22d, 1814 with the response by Morris dated March 3, 1814. Fulton and Morris, both supporters of the canal, exchanged letters on the subject of the canal. In response to Fulton's letter, Morris replies that The great vivifying principle on which that nations' wealth and powere depend, that every thing which saves labor rewards labor.

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Excerpted from original publication: Advantages of the proposed canal from Lake Erie, to Hudson's River, fully illustrated in a correspondence between the Hon. Gouverneur Morris, and Robert Fulton, Esq. n.i.:[1814?]. ACCESSION # 2258; EC0020

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[1814?]

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"Advantages of the proposed canal from Lake Erie, to Hudson's River, fully illustrated in a correspondence between the Hon. Gouverneur Morris, and Robert Fulton, Esq.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #364, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/364 (accessed October 21, 2014).