James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Elkanah Watson, 3 May 1820

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

E Watson

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

1Elkanah 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).

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