Texas City Claims Act: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 2 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session on H.R. 4045 to Provide for Settlement of Claims for Damages Resulting from the Disaster which Occurred at Texas City, Texas, on April 16 and 17, 1947. May 11 and June 8, 1955
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956 - Disasters - 267 pages
Committee Serial No. 23. Considers legislation to establish a commission to settle claims based on Federal negligence in the Texas City, Tex., fertilizer explosion disaster of Apr. 16 and 17, 1947.
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Textof H R 4045
Burger Hon Warren E Assistant Attorney General Department
House Resolution 296 83d Congress iv
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