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Report Of The Committee Appointed To Procure A Survey For The Route Of The Contemplated Cumberland & Oxford Canal To Which Is Added The Report Of The Engineer, Containing An Estimate Of The Expence Of Making The Canal, Cumberland & Oxford Canal Operation, Woodbury Storer, John Perly, Phinehas Varnum, Eli Longley Nov 1823

Report Of The Committee Appointed To Procure A Survey For The Route Of The Contemplated Cumberland & Oxford Canal To Which Is Added The Report Of The Engineer, Containing An Estimate Of The Expence Of Making The Canal, Cumberland & Oxford Canal Operation, Woodbury Storer, John Perly, Phinehas Varnum, Eli Longley

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The Committee chosen for the purpose of procuring a Survey to be made, of the Route of the contemplated Cumberland and Oxford Canal, and of causing an estimate of the probable amount necessary for carrying the design into full effect, have performed the services assigned them, and now present the annexed Report and Estimate of the Engineer, which will in part, exhibit the result of their labours.

The Estimate of actual expense is $130,804,89 ; to which is added 5 pr. cent, or $6,540,24, lest in any event that sum should prove insufficient for the completion of ...


Governor's Message : Gentlemen Of The Senate And The House Of Representatives, Albion K. Parris Jan 1823

Governor's Message : Gentlemen Of The Senate And The House Of Representatives, Albion K. Parris

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January 1823 State of the State address by Albion Keith Parris, Maine's 5th Governor (1822-1827), to the state Legislature:

“IN entering upon the duties of the several stations to which we have been respectively elected, we cannot be unmindful of our dependence upon that source of wisdom, to which all men, more especially those entrusted with the exercise of important political powers, should look for direction and support. To that Being we have abundant reason to be grateful, which the transactions of this occasion cannot fail of bringing distinctly to our consideration. Our State has been blessed with the ...