Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Elkanah Watson” in entry erie-canal-the of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

...ted in the United States previous to the Pacific Railway. It connects the waters of the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Hudson River. It was contemplated by General Schuyler and Elkanah Watson , but was first definitely proposed by Gouverneur Morris, at about the beginning of the nineteenth century. Various writers put forth essays upon the subject, among them De Witt Clinton, who became ...
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