From Elkanah Watson
New York. (Say Albany) 3d May 1820
Having terminated my Canal and agricultural Labours, I take the liberty to enclose for your acceptance a work just published comprising a historical view of these objects.1 I am with profound respect
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
1. Elkanah Watson, History of the Rise, Progress, and Existing Condition of the Western Canals in the State of New-York … Together with the Rise, Progress, and Existing State of Modern Agricultural Societies … (Albany, N.Y., 1820; Shoemaker 4187).