Pacific Railroad. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 646). by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on the Pacific Railroad

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Subjects:

  • Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Pacific railroads,
  • Railroads

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Book details

Other titlesPacific railroad, pt. 1, costs of railroad compared with steamships, and necessity of railroad for military protection
SeriesH.rp.428/1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15620852M

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