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Senate Journal 1836


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contemplated survey. The request was promptly complied with, and the trust was confided by the Secretary of War, to a gentleman in the service of the federal government of much practical skill, who devoted several months to a careful recommence [?] of different routes within this State. His Report has not as yet been received. I am informed however that it will shortly be ready to be submitted to your consideration. The Commissioners appointed agreeably to the Resolve of the tenth of March last to consult upon the same subject with the civil authorities of the Canadas, and others, have attended to the duty entrusted to them, and a copy of their Report is herewith laid before you. A Resolve having been passed by the last Legislature constituting the Governor, the members of the Council, and the Land Agent a Board of Internal Improvements, they immediately organized themselves for the performance of the duties assigned to them by this Resolve. A competent Engineer was selected by the Board, who has been in active service since his appointment. His survey and Report, as soon as received, will be submitted for the inspection and consideration of the Legislature.