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Title: Letter from Douglas to Ritter
Author: Douglas, William O.
Date: 04/04/1956

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Bibliographic Metadata

Author: Douglas, William O.
Title: Letter from Douglas to Ritter
Date: 04/04/1956
Archive: Special Collections, Gelman Library, George Washington University
Collection name: C & O Canal Association Papers
Document location: Box 1 Folder 6, Item 5
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Editorial notes:
Description: An April 1956 letter on Supreme Court stationary from Justice William O. Douglas to Colin Ritter. The letter notifies Ritter that the Interior Department has decided not to go forward with the highway plan on the old C & O Canal and would instead seek legislation for a National Park. The letter closes with a discussion on the upcoming reunion of the trail walkers.
Subjects: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association;; C & O Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.);; Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.);; Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980;; Ritter, Colin;;

Technical Metadata

Date scanned: 02/22/2006
Person scanning: T Carter and M. Brach
Date converted: 02/22/2006
Person converting: T Carter and M. Brach
Scanner used: Fujitsu fi-4220C
OCR program: PixEdit 7 Rev. 7.3.6
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