Protecting public lands speech of Hon. Lewis E. Payson, of Illinois, in the House of Representatives, Monday, June 28, 1886 by L. E. Payson

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  • Appropriations and expenditures, 1886,
  • Public lands,
  • Speeches in Congress,
  • Land grants

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On House bill 9478, making appropriations for civil expenses of the government, 1886/1887.

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Other titlesSpeech of Hon. Lewis E. Payson, of Illinois, in the House of Representatives, Monday, June 28, 1886.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress House
LC ClassificationsJ74 .A3 1886, v.7, no.9
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26511621M

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