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Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Bill. hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Sixty-Third Congress, second session, on Apr. 20, 23, 1914

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

Subjects:

  • Public works -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • United States -- Appropriations and expenditures, 1915

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About the Edition

Considers (63) H.R. 13811

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationii, 225-297 p
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15274372M

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