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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS MADE TO TEST THE STRENGTH OF WROUGHT-IRON BEAMS, &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1855

Seller ID: 005878

Condition: Very Good-


Wrought-Iron Beams. 33d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 56. Referred to t he Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed, February 6, 1855. "Wrought-iron beams are now rolled of such sizes and lengths that, by combinations with made wrought-iron girders, they can be adapted to the largest-sized buildings. The economy of using this material insted of cast metal is equal to its greater security." 10 pp. Eight experiment... View more info

PAYMENTS ON LANDS FORFEITED TO THE U.S.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1826

Seller ID: 005284

Condition: Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of Jan. 21, 1826. A statement of the amount of money paid by the purchasers of public lands, which have become forfeited to the United States, from the commencement of the land system to the present time, &c, &c. Read, and laid upon the table, February 7, 1826. 4 pp. Attached table. Disbound government document. Water stains on corners of document,... View more info

BRIDGE ACROSS THE HUDSON RIVER AT NEW YORK CITY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 005298

Condition: Very Good


Information regarding "A bill to authorize the construction of a bridge and approaches at New York City across the Hudson River, to regulate commerce in and over such bridge between the States of New York and New Jersey, and to establish such a bridge a military and post road..." 51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Report No. 928. Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed, March 21, 1890. 42 pp. Two foldout drawings illustratin... View more info

LETTER FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, WITH A LETTER FROM THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, REPORT OF THE EXAMINATION AND SURVEY OF JAMAICA BAY, NEW YORK

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1892

Seller ID: 005301

Condition: Very Good


52D Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 29. 10 pp. Large map of Eastern path of Jamaica Bay, New York. Disbound government document. Page edges are browning from age, but it does not interfere with text. Overall document in Very Good condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING REPORTS OF EXAMINATIONS, NOT HERTOFORE MADE, WITH A VIEW TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DRY DOCKS IN NEW YORK BAY, &C

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Thomas Allen, Print: 1837

Seller ID: 005302

Condition: Very Good


Dry Docks - New York Bay. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Navy Dept. Doc. No. 35. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, December 19, 1837. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Paper edges are browning from age and some light foxing, but text is still easily legible. Document in Very Good condition. View more info

EXAMINATION OF DUNKIRK HARBOR, NEW YORK

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1899

Seller ID: 005308

Condition: Very Good


Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, report of examination of Dunkirk Harbor, New York. 56th, 1st Session, House of Representatives Document No. 74. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed, December 7, 1899. 6 pp. Large map of plans for proposed East Arm of breakwater. Disbound government document. Small tear to top of document. Document and map in Very Good condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, WITH LETTER OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, REPORT OF A SURVEY OF NOOKSACK RIVER, WASHINGTON

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 005309

Condition: Very Good


Survey of Nooksack River, Washington. 53D Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 276. Referred to the Committee of Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed, February 1, 1895. 5 pp. Two maps on the Nooksack River in Washington state. Disbound government document. Minor chipping to page edges. Document and maps are in Very Good condition. View more info

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR; BEING PART OF THE MESSAGE AND DOCUMENTS COMMUNICATED TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS: VOLUME IV

By: House of Representatives

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1878

Seller ID: 005315

Condition: Good


Annual Report of the Chief Signal Officer. Notes on the Wallingford Tornado of August 9, 1878 to accompany maps A and B, by W. A. Glassford, Sergeant Signal Corps, USA. Information about additional Cautionary Storm Signals and Official Danger or Distress Signals. Large map showing damage from the Wallinford tornado. Color plates displaying the various signals used by the Signal Corp. B/W Plates at conclusion of report with images of damaged buildings by the tornado.... View more info

NATIONAL FOUNDRY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 1843

Seller ID: 004442

Condition: Very Good


27th Congress, 3d Session. Ho.of Reps. No. 229. Select Committee To Inquire Into The Propriety Of Establishing A National Foundry for the purpose of fabricating ordnance of various kinds, suitable to the wants of the general Government... February 23, 1843. 351 pages. Tables and foldout. Disbound. Mild foxing in areas otherwise the document is Very Good. View more info

GOLD MINES EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 005465

Condition: Very Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, enclosing report of James W. Taylor, special commissioner for the collection of statistics upon gold and silver mining east of the Rocky Mountains. 39th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 92. Referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining and ordered to be printed. February 15, 1867. Famous Americans in document include H. McCulloch, Secretary of the Treasury; Hon. Schuyler Colfax, Speaker of the Hou... View more info

MANITOWOC HARBOR, WISCONSIN

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Government Printing Office: 1896

Seller ID: 000594

Condition: Good


"Letter from The Secretary of War", Transmitting, With letter of the Chief of Engineers, a reply to the resolution of the Congress approved March 2, calling for certain information respecting the harbor of Manitowoc, Wis." House of Representatives Doc. 3000, 54th Congress, 1st Session. March 13, 1896. 2 page document outlining a proposal for improving Manitowoc Harbor, WI by building a channel 20 feet deep.Tears and chips around edges of document. Map by Cap... View more info

AIR MAIL -- GOVERNMENT OWNED AND OPERATED AND CONTRACT SERVICE. HEARINGS BEFORE A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE POST OFFICES AND POST ROADS.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 007501

Condition: Good


House of Representatives, Sixty-Eighth Congress, First Session on H.R. 6942 and H.R. 7064. Tuesday, April 29, 1924. 32 pp. Paper covers. Covers browning along edges, corners creased and folded, staining to paper near staple binding, creasing and dirt smudges on back. Interior pages are browning along edges, some corners creased, text is easily legible. Document in Good-Good+ condition. View more info

TO AUTHORIZE MOTHERS OF DECEASED WORLD WAR VETERANS BURIED IN EUROPE TO VISIT THE GRAVES. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 007500

Condition: Good


House of Representatives, Sixty-Eighth Congress, First Session. Saturday, May 3, 1924. SUPPLEMENT Containing War Department Study of Proposed Legislation. Pages 27-37. Paper covers with staple binding. Cover corners are creased, edges are creased with some small tears/chips, browning along edges, some dirt smudges. One inch tear to top edge on first page of document, interior pages also browning along edges, corners creased. Document in Good condition. View more info

CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON H. J. 365.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1929

Seller ID: 007497

Condition: Very Good-


A Resolution Authorizing the President, Under Certain Conditions, to Invite the Participation of Other Nations in the Chicago World's Fair, Providing for the Admission of Their Exhibits and for Other Purposes. January 5, 1929. 14 pp. Paper covers. Cover edges are browning and dirty, corners are slightly creased, staining on spine near staples. Ex. library stamp on front cover. Interior pages clean, legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

LEND-LEASE BILL. EXTRACT FROM HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION ON H. R. 1776. STATEMENT OF COL. CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, JANUARY 23, 1941

By: House of Representatives

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1941

Seller ID: 007496

Condition: Very Good-


A Bill Further to Promote the Defense of the United States, and for Other Purposes. Statement of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh. (Not printed at Government expense) 66 pp. Paper cover with staple binding. Light wear and creasing to cover edges, some dirt smudges, spine is creased. Ex. library stamp on front cover, red pencil underlining 'Congress' on front cover title. Chipping along long page edge evident within interior pages, text not affected. Interior clean. Document in ... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE WAR DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMANDING OFFICER IN FLORIDA, SINCE THE 1ST OF JANUARY LAST

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 005852

Condition: Good+


Correspondence -- Secretary of War and Commanding Officer in Florida. 27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 262. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, July 7, 1842. 46 pp. Large foldout chart of expenditures. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Browning and foxing throughout pages, but text is easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN NEW MEXICO

By: House of Representatives

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 004737

Condition: Very Good


LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, TRANSMITTING REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN NEW MEXICO. 40th Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 33. "...directs the Secretary of the Interior to cause an examination to be made of the condition of the public buildings in New Mexico, and to present to the next Congress an estimate of the amount necessary to complete the same". Includes 3 letters and a report of Hon. W.F.M. Arny, S... View more info

ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL MILITARY PARKS -- BATTLE FIELDS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 007465

Condition: Very Good-


Hearings Before the Committee and Subcommittee No. 8 of the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-First Congress, Second Session on March 21 and February 8, 1930. 107 pp. Paper covers with staple binding. Ex. library stamp in blue ink on front cover, dirt smudges on covers, creasing along spine edge, bent corners. Interior edges are browning, some chipping to edges with a few small tears. Document in VG- condition. View more info

PLAN FOR A NATIONAL BANK

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1834

Seller ID: 005918

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


23d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 320. Submitted by Mr. Ewing, and printed by order of the House of Representatives of the United States. April 10, 1834. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Creases to spine edge, along with some residue that remains from book spine. Ink mark "P" at top of document and ink spot on side of first page. Browning/light foxing to entire document, but text is easily legible. Document in Good+ to VG-... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN ANSWER TO RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF 22d DECEMBER LAST, RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS IN STATES DECLARED IN INSURRECTION

By: House of Representatives

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1865

Seller ID: 006413

Condition: Very Good


Purchase of Products in States in Insurrection. 38th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 16. January 5, 1865 -- Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. 30 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and creasing along spine edge. Back top corner of last page torn and missing. Light browning along page edges. Document in VG condition. View more info