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Title:[Letter] 1828 Oct. 2, Tuskaloosa, Alabama [to] Governor [Sam] Houston, State of Tennessee / John Murphy: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Murphy, John

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Date: October 2, 1828
Extent: 4 p
Summary:The following document is a letter, dated October 2, 1828, from Alabama Governor John Murphy to Sam Houston, governor of Tennessee (1827-1829). Murphy states that recent act passed by the US Congress called for the opening of a canal at the Muscle Shoals in Alabama. Murphy writes to solicit the cooperation and assistance of the state of Tennessee, not only in building the proposed canal, but also to build a railroad running through the valleys of the Mississippi River.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Correspondence
Box: Jackson - Woods, 1

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