Records, 1836-1863.


Records, 1836-1863.

Correspondence concerning construction, finances and maintenance of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Also includes several bills, contracts and documents. Bulk of the correspondence is addressed to Joel Manning, Edward B. Talcott and David Leavitt. Other correspondents include J. B. Ford, Jacob Fry, William Gooding, Alfred Guthrie, Charles Oakley, Charles H. Ray, Robert Stuart and William Whaley.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7364431

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Ford, J. B. (John Baptiste), 1811-1903 (person)

Fry, Jacob, 1799-1882. (person)

Ray, Charles H., 1821-1870. (person)

Gooding, William, b. 1803. (person)

Guthrie, Alfred, 1805-1882 (person)

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Leavitt, Doreen (person)

Talcott, Edward B. (person)

Oakley, Charles, 1792-1849 (person)

Illinois. Canal Commissioners (corporateBody)

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Stuart, Robert, 1785-1848 (person)

Stuart left Scotland at the age of 22 and was employed by the North West Fur Company and became a partner in Astor's Pacific Fur Company. He sailed from New York for the Columbia in 1810 on the Tonquin and traveled back in 1812-1813. He headed the upper Lake region of the American Fur Company, with headquarters at Micilimackinac, Michigan Territory (later known as Mackinac Island). He became active in community affairs and served as judge of the county court in 1825. In 1835 he moved to Detroit....

Manning, Joel, 1793-1869. (person)

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