Procuring Workers for the Canal, Etc.

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Date July 17, 1799
Author Name John Mackey (primary) Location: Harpers Ferry
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Mackey complains that there is such a habitual laziness of the poor in the county that it is difficult to procure workers for the canal. Nevertheless, one third of the canal has been dug.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Mackey; Secretary of War; John Suttender's wife; family; laborers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Harpers Ferry;
Keywords statement; advances; Canada war; canal; ;
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