Ford, B. Letter, 1836 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Ford, B. Letter, 1836
Collection identifier: 636
Extent: 1.0 item
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Scope and Contents: In this transcript of a letter of Oct. 12, 1836, sent to Elam Lynds and Son, B. Ford, compares the potential of steam power to the power of Niagara Falls. Ford operated a sawmill on the Erie Canal near Clyde, N.Y.