Nomenclature of streets in Washington and Georgetown. (To accompany bill H.R. 4523.) Memoranda relating to the proposed nomenclature of streets, places, and avenues in the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, as submitted by F. A. Stratton, January, 1875.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

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Other titlesNomenclature of streets in District of Columbia
SeriesH.misdoc.55
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Nomenclature of streets in Washington and Georgetown. (To accompany bill H.R. 4523.) Memoranda relating to the proposed nomenclature of streets, places, and avenues in the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, as submitted by F. A. Stratton, January, 1875. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia Download PDF EPUB FB2

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