Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Durant, Thomas J.(Thomas Jefferson),1817-1882; United states--Politics and government--1865-1877; Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950
Nine letters from various correspondents to Thomas Jefferson Durant, a lawyer and Louisiana state senator, and one of the few prominent Southerners who supported the Union during the Civil War. After the war he practiced in Washington D.C.