ought to be no object with us. On the contrary, until we have a little time allowed to open and make easy the ways between the Atlantic States and the western territory, the obstructions had better remain." He was right in describing himself as " singular... George Washington - Seite 16von Henry Cabot Lodge - 1889Vollansicht
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...against the commerce offered him, and hoped that things might stand so until there should have been " a little time allowed to open and make easy the ways...the Atlantic States and the western territory." The opening of the upper reaches of the Potomac to navigation had long been a favorite object with Washingtoa;now...