"Address of Robert M. Morse Jr." (3 copies)

Description

Delivered to the Committee on Harbors and Public Lands by Hon. Robert M. Morse Jr., this address written on behalf of Gerard C. Tobey defends his claim to the construction of the Cape Cod Canal. Pointing out the failures of Frederick Lockwood in the early 1880's, Morse shows why his client ought to undertake this public work. One of three copies is missing the cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
publications
construction (assembling)
projects (artistic concepts)
public works
speeches

Physical Description

2 addresses; 5.75 x 9 inches; 59 pages

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2011

Reference Code

MS028.05.005.006

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Originator

Morse, Robert M., Hon., Jr. (Author)
Rand, Avery & Co. (Printer)

Material Type

speeches

Other People

Lockwood, Frederick
Tobey, Gerard C.

Other Organizations

Committee on Harbors and Public Lands

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Folder 3.5