Davis Embree Supervising Inspector, Cincinnati, 1852
Am looking for a biography or details about Davis Embree, who was a powerful Treasury Department official in 1852.He was appointed by the President to the post of supervising inspector of steam boats.
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I believe he was a Quaker and possibly an inventor.Any information would be appreciated.
I have several letters to and from Davis Embree, but am lacking biographical background.An obituary would be idea.Thank you.