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Letter from Star Foot to William Gooding Concerning his Resignation as Canal Inspector

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Chicago April 8th 1850

William Gooding Esq
Secatary of Illinois and Michigan Canal

Dear Sir,
Having made arrangements to go to California I this day resign my office as Canal Inspector hoping and trusting that I have fulfil it to the satisfaction of the Board and community.

I remain your most obedient Servant

Star Foot

P.S. I would recomend to your favourable notice, Mr Samul. H. Macy as every way competent to fill the Office that I vacate.