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1Author:  Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820Requires cookie*
 Title:  Opinion On A Project For Removing the Obstructions To A Ship Navigation To Georgetown, Col.     
 Dates:  1812 
 Abstract:  This volume from Thomas Jefferson's personal library contains a series of pamphlets dealing with internal improvements that Jefferson bound together. The earliest and first one in the series dates to 1812 and is by Benjamin Latrobe. There are also official state reports on internal improvements, most notably from New York, and one from France and another from Great Britain. One of the pamphlets has detailed sketches of canal boats.

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 Call #:  Mss.626.L35o 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Engineering | International Trade. | Science and technology | Trade 
 Genre:  Printed Material