Title: Early chapters in the development of the Patomac route to the West
Author: Bacon-Foster, Corra, 1848?-1918.
Publication Info: Washington : Columbia Historical Society, 1912.
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Part I. The Ohio Company and other Adventures. [...]
• ...in into a fair wagon road; it had hitherto been merely a trail for moccasined feet and pack horses. General Braddock made of it a military road in 1755. Doubtless the colonists' jealousy of the succes ...
• ...at political influence of the Ohio Company had been shown by the selection of the Potomac route for General Braddock's advance on Fort Du Quesnethis influence had been exerted in London and was most d ...