Scope and Contents
This collection includes Indiana General Assembly documentation from the 27th Congress in 1842 and the 28th Congress in 1844 regarding the financing of the National Road (also known as the Cumbersland Road). Each document requests money for the National Road. The three items are: (1) January 7, 1842, Doc. No. 35, Cumberland Road Memorial from the Legislature of Indiana; (2) February 19, 1844, Doc. No. 129, Bridges on the Cumberland Road, Joint Resolution of the General Assembly of Indiana; and...
1842 & 1844