On the establishment of a line of mail steamers
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On the establishment of a line of mail steamers from the western coast of the United States, on the Pacific, to China. by R. B. Forbes

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Published by Boston journal office in Boston .
Written in English


  • Mail steamers -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Robert B. Forbes
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 25048
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14626339M

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