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Published in [Chicago? .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Railroads and state -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAn address by Frederic A. Delano, before the Economic Club of New York, April 29, 1913.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2757 .D4 1913
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6557758M
LC Control Number13012301
OCLC/WorldCa11246137

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