A Memorial to Congress on the Subject of a Road Department at Washington, D.C., and a Comprehensive Exhibit of Roads, Their Construction and Maintenance at the World's Columbian Exposition

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Albert A. Pope - Roads - 96 pages
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Page 5 - An act to provide for celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus by holding an international exhibition of arts, industries, manufactures, and the product of the soil, mine, and sea in the city of Chicago, in the State of Illinois...
Page 2 - ... Washington, DC, September 1944. 47 p. (Out of print.) Purchase orders should be addressed to the Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office, Washington 25, DC VIII Chapter A. Wealth and Income (Series A 1-207) National Wealth: Series A 1-100 EARLY ESTIMATES OF NATIONAL WEALTH (A 1-2) A 1. Total valuation of all the real and personal property in the United States, 1774-1807. SOURCE: For 1774-1805, see Blodget, Samuel, Jr., Econůmica; A Statistical Manual for the United States...
Page 1 - We, the undersigned, citizens of the United States, hereby most respectfully petition that there be founded in the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, a Road Department, similar to the Agricultural Department, for the purpose of promoting knowledge in the art of constructing and maintaining roads...
Page 5 - It is fit and appropriate that the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America be commemorated by an exhibition of the resources of the United States of America, their development, and of the progress of civilization in the New World; and, WHEREAS, Such an exhibition should be of a national and international character, so that not only the people of our Union and this Continent, but those of all nations as well, can participate...
Page 5 - WHEREAS, Such an exhibition should be of a national and international character, so that not only the people of our Union and this Continent, but those of all nations as well, can participate, and should therefore have the sanction of the Congress of the United States...
Page 1 - ... similar to the Agricultural Department, for the purpose of promoting knowledge in the art of constructing and maintaining roads ; and we ask that in such department provision be made for teaching students so that they may become skilled road engineers. "In connection with this Road Department we request that there be established a permanent Exhibit in which shall be shown sections of roads illustrating various methods of construction and also the best road materials and machinery. "We further...
Page 4 - A memorial to Congress on the subject of a comprehensive exhibit of roads, their construction and maintenance, at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Page 1 - States, hereby most respectfully petition that there be founded in the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, a Road Department, similar to the Agricultural Department, for the purpose of promoting knowledge in the art of constructing and maintaining roads; and we ask that in such department provision be made for teaching students so that they may become skilled road engineers. In connection with this Road Department we request that there be established a permanent Exhibit in which shall...
Page 23 - That there shall be established in the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, a memorial to Christopher Columbus, which memorial shall be of the character and erected in the manner hereinafter provided.
Page 14 - Congress cannot be expected to take up the subject at the present session, but the subject should be so agitated that they will be ready for action another winter : Petition to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives, in Congress assembled : — That, from the foregoing facts and statements, showing the importance of woman's agency in the instruction of the young, and the pressing need of Female Teachers in the Common Schools throughout the land, we venture to request that your honorable...

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