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Mississippi River Improvement

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors

Mississippi River Improvement

hearings before the United States House Committee on Rivers and Harbors, Forty-Eighth Congress, first session, on Apr. 16, 26, 1884

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Levees -- Mississippi River,
  • Navigation

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesH.misdoc.52
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15973178M

    The Mississippi River. The commercial highway of the nation. The improvement of its navigation and the control of its flood waters by Tompkins, Frank H., ed; Manufacturers' record, Baltimore, Md.   The Mississippi no longer fits the definition a river as "a natural watercourse flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river." Rather, Author: Alexis C. Madrigal.


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