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Memorial of Asa Whitney

Asa Whitney

Memorial of Asa Whitney

praying a grant of public land to enable him to construct a railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean ; Feb. 24, 1846 ; referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

by Asa Whitney

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Published by Ritchie & Heiss in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects.

  • Edition Notes

    Series29th Congress, 1st session. Senate doc -- no. 161., Western Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 597, no. 6179., Senate document (United States. Congress (29th, 1st session). Senate) -- 29th Congress, 1st session, no. 161.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2763 1846
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15428748M
    LC Control Number87821448


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