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Jesse Hawley (1773-1842)

Jesse Hawley (1773-1842)
Jesse Hawley (1773-1842)
Jesse Hawley (1773-1842)
ca. 1825-1830
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Jesse Hawley
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
Jesse Hawley was the author of essays on canal navigation signed "Hercules" and published in the Genesee "Messenger" in 1807-08. He was a member of the New York Assembly from Genesee County in 1820-21 and on October 26, 1825, was one of the speakers at Buffalo at the festivities officially opening the Erie Canal.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group