Master of Arts
Dr. George D. Harmon
While John B. Jervis was growing to manhood advocates for a canal connecting the Hudson River and the Great Lakes were spending time in the state legislature at Albany gaining political support for their project.
Powell, H. Benjamin, "The rise of John Bloomfield Jervis, 1795 to 1830: a history of the construction of the Erie canal, Delaware and Hudson canal, and gravity railroad" (1963). Theses and Dissertations. 3143.