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Collection Reference Number GLC02794.040
From Archive Folder Tobias Lear papers 
Title George Washington to Tobias Lear recommending a man to work on canal locks
Date 2 December 1795
Author Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Recipient Lear, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description President Washington recommends an Englishman named Myers, whom he had interviewed.
Subjects President  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Canals  Science and Technology  
People Washington, George (1732-1799)  Lear, Tobias (1762-1816)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The Presidency; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859