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Panama Canal, 1916 hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Sixty-Third Congress, third session, on Nov. 18, 19, 1914, Jan. 5, 1915 by

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


  • Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.) -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Panama Canal (Panama)

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Nov. 18, 19, 1914 hearings were held in Balboa Heights, Panama

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Pagination264 p
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15275752M

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