Report of the Demoine River Improvement and Navigation Company

by Demoine River Improvement and Navigation Company. in Ottumwa [Ia.]

Written in English
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SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 149, no. 1583.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15431560M

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Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Demoine River Improvement and Navigation Company. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Reproduction Notes. the Des Moines River into a commercial waterway. Means to accomplish this were asked by a bill introduced by A. Dodge. By an act of Congress on Aug.

8,a grant of land was given to the Territor)' of Iowa "to aid in the improvement" of navigation on tlie Des Moines River.'''' Most readers failed to notice that the act did not guarantee.

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