INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, Transmitting the Information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of 19th Dec. 1826, in relation to the works of internal improvement which have been undertaken or projected by the general government from the year 1824 to the year 1826, inclusive, &c. March 4, 1828. Read, and laid upon the table. (20th Congress, 1st Session. Ho. of Reps. War Dept. [Doc. No. 172.])

By: (Barbour, James; and Macomb, Alexander).

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- Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Disbound, removed at some time in the past from a larger collection of pamphlets. Remnants of leather adhere to the pamphlet's spine. 4 pages of text plus a large 16-1/2 inch high by 38-1/4 inch wide folding chart. There is scattered foxing throughout with light faint dampstaining to the bottom edge of the pages and center of the folding chart. There are some short tears to the edges of the text pages. Good. The folding chart is titled: "Statement exhibiting the number and designation of the different works of Internal Improvements comprising routes for Roads and Canals, attempts to improve the Navigation of Rivers, Lakes, Creeks, and Bays, and to protect Coasts and Islands, that have been undertaken or projected by the Federal Government, within the different States and Territories, from the year 1824, to the year 1826, inclusive; shewing, also, the amount intended, or deemed necessary, to be expended, in the execution of each work; and the time which each work will probably require for its completion, from this date."

Title: INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, Transmitting the Information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of 19th Dec. 1826, in relation to the works of internal improvement which have been undertaken or projected by the general government from the year 1824 to the year 1826, inclusive, &c. March 4, 1828. Read, and laid upon the table. (20th Congress, 1st Session. Ho. of Reps. War Dept. [Doc. No. 172.])

Author Name: (Barbour, James; and Macomb, Alexander).

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1828.: 1828.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 36726

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