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Goodrich, Aaron 1807- Jurist; born in Sempronius, N. Y., July 6, 1807; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Stewart county, Tenn.; secretary of the United States legation at Brussels in 1861-69. He published A history of the character and achievements of the socalled Christopher Columbus.
eld to make remonstrance against the canal charter and a committee appointed to compromise, then another committee to attend the General Court and take means to prevent the said canal's passage through the turnpike, but not to appear with counsel. As Benjamin Hall was a prominent shareholder and corporator in all three enterprises, the above seems a little strange, but perhaps it was only a show of resistance. The turnpike records contain but two other allusions to the canal: July 6, 1807. Voted to allow Peter Tufts, Junior account $7.50 for surveying bason of canal Feb 10 1834 Voted That the Proprietors of the Medford Branch Canal & Locks be notified to remove the piece of timber from off the top of the bridge over the said canal in the middle of the said turnpike road, it being an inconvenience and an obstruction to the public travel on said turnpike road; also to make their bridge wider and repair the causeway on each side thereof according to law. Abner Bartlet