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A letter to A.C.V.R. from Lewis Cass in Washington: I have the pleasure to inform you that an appropriation is reported in the improvement bill for $10,000 for Black River, and I assure you that no effort will be spared by the whole of our delegation to procure its final passage... Appended at the bottom of the letter is a note from Hoyt G. Post, dated, August 31: Above I give you my translation of Mr. Cass' letter...
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Cass, Lewis and Post, Hoyt G., "Letter from Lewis Cass to A. C. Van Raalte" (1850). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 181.