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Collection Reference Number GLC08346
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1817 
Title Document relating to the Cumberland Road
Date 4 March 1817
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Commitment to build the infrastructure of the United States through a contract with contractor James Kinkhead: "To build and construct in a workmanlike manner, all the Bridges and Culverts which shall be necessary on that part of the United States Western Road..."
Subjects Road Construction  Infrastructure  President  Building Construction  Westward Expansion  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Theme The Presidency; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859