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Extension of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal to the Ohio River Letter from the Secretary of War [Wm. W. Belknap] in answer to a resolution of the House of March 20, 1874 by United States. War Dept.

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementtransmitting, in compliance with the act of March 3, 1873, a report ...
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26389168M

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