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The Pacific telegraph and railway

J. Loughborough

The Pacific telegraph and railway

an examination of all the projects for the construction of these works, with a proposition for harmonizing all sections and parties of the Union, and rendering these great works truly national in their character.

by J. Loughborough

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Published by Printed by Charles & Hammond in Saint Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 332, no. 3298.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 p. ¾., xx, [5]-80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17809865M
    OCLC/WorldCa15265503

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