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Imprint, “Report of the Committee to Whom Was Referred The Report of the Secretary of the Treasury Containing A Statement of Proceedings Under the Act To Regulate The Laying Out and Making a Road From Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, to the State of Ohio”, January 24, 1815, Washington City, 8pp., disbound. VG. The National Road, in many places known as Route 40, was built between 1811 and 1834 to reach the western settlements. It was the first federally funded road in U.S. history. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson believed that a trans-Appalachian road was necessary for unifying the young country. In 1806 Congress authorized construction of the road and President Jefferson signed the act establishing the National Road. It would connect Cumberland, Maryland to the Ohio River.
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