Definition of Dewitt clinton
1. Noun. United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828).
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1. De Witt Clinton and the Origin of the Spoils System in New York by Howard Lee McBain (1907)
"Davis sought also to enlist DeWitt Clinton in behalf of his application for Jefferson's favor, but on September 4, 1801 Clinton wrote from Newtown: I owe ..."
2. A Political History of the State of New York by De Alva Stanwood Alexander (1906)
"CHAPTER X JOHN JAY AND dewitt clinton 1800 THE election that decided the contest for Jefferson, returned DeWitt Clinton to the State Senate,and a Republican ..."
3. The Making of the Nation, 1783-1817 by Francis Amasa Walker (1895)
"CHAPTER XIII THE CIVIL EVENTS OF MADISON'S ADMINISTRATION The Seventh Presidential Election—DeWitt Clinton Nominated by the Disaffected Republicans and ..."
4. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1902)
"Greenwich Ct. Morrey, William T., Peter Cooper High School Morrill, Albro D., Hamilton College, Clinton Morse, Charles F., DeWitt Clinton High School, ..."
5. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1898)
"... Opinion of DeWitt Clinton—Lee to King—Baltimore Riot—English in West Indies do not applaud the War—Danger to the United States, should War cease on the ..."