Letter, 1841 Jan. 1, Washington, D.C., to E. Watson.


Letter, 1841 Jan. 1, Washington, D.C., to E. Watson.

Doubts that Congress will make any appropriation for internal improvements this session, but has forwarded his opinion to Mr. Hand that the railroad would be of aid in the movement of troops in the event of a war with Great Britain.

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