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Collection Reference Number GLC01462
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1833 
Title James Gadsden to General Charles Gratiot requesting funds
Date 7 February 1833
Author Gadsden, James (1788-1858)  
Recipient Gratiot, Charles  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Requests funds for improvements needed to make the St. Marks River more easily navigated.
Subjects Infrastructure  Finance  Military History  
People Gadsden, James (1788-1858)  Gratiot, Charles (1786-1855)  
Place written Wassassa, Florida
Theme Industry
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information James Gadsden was the minister to Mexico who negotiated the Gadsden Purchase. Before this he lived in Florida where he was involved in Indian Affairs and local politics. General Charles Gratiot was the principal engineer for the army's engineer bureau in Washington D.C.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859