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United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)

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The Seneca Chief, the first barge to travel the entire length of the canal, left Buffalo on October 26 with Governor De Witt Clinton on board.
Yet in De Witt Clinton and the Rise of the People's Men the Hanyans add a new dimension to Clinton's politics if not to his personality.
James Madison was reelected president of the United States, defeating De Witt Clinton of New York, who had been endorsed by the Federalists and by Democratic-Republicans opposed to the war.
De Witt Clinton gave an elaborate Discourse on the Iroquois in an address (1811) before the New York Historical Society.
A proposal to settle a lawsuit for nearly $1 million has caught the eye of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors because the lawyer for the plaintiff is the son of De Witt Clinton, who until his retirement Friday had served for 15 years as county counsel.
De Witt Clinton has said he has no involvement in his son's firm.
De Witt Clinton, county counsel, said cities generally adopt the county rules without protest.
De Witt Clinton of New York, whose enthusiasm had gotten the project under way.
Sheriff Sherman Block and County Counsel De Witt Clinton did not return repeated phone calls last week.