Improvement of the Mississippi River
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Improvement of the Mississippi River hearings before the United States House Select Committee on Improvement of the Mississippi River, Forty-Seventh Congress, second session, on Nov. 23, 25, Dec. 13-15, 18-21, 1882, Jan. 4-6, 8-12, 15-20, 22-25, 27, 29, 1883 by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • River engineering -- Mississippi River,
  • Mississippi River

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The first statements (p. 1-23) are not dated. Nov. 23 and 25 hearings were held in New Orleans, La

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxxiv, 447, 21 p
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15274977M

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