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Description: An excellent example of this scarce Erie Canal and De Witt Clinton tribute.

The text states: “The Grand Erie Canal. A Splendid Monument of the Enterprise Resources of the State of New York. Indebted for its Early Commencement & Rapid Completion to the Active Energies, Preeminent Talents, & Enlightened Policy of De Witt Clinton. Governor of the State.” [There is a more common version of this plate which states: “De Witt Clinton Late Governor of the State”. Clinton died in 1828.].

Text is surrounded by a border with images of the canal and canal boats.

8 1/2″ diameter.┬áItem #DA00240

Condition: A few light scratches, otherwise very good color and condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs.