Light-House Establishment hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Fifty-Eighth Congress, third session, on Feb. 13, 15, 1905

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .

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Pagination77 p
Number of Pages77
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