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Thoughts on African Colonization
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Bouck was born in Fulton, New York, where his career in politics began when he became a clerk of his home town at the age of twenty-one. In 1813 he was elected state assemblyman from Schoharie County, and in 1821 he was named a canal commissioner, a post he held until 1840. Bouck was elected governor of New York in 1842, and remained for two years in that office.
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
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