COAST SURVEY 1836

By: Congress

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Letter from The Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting A Report in relation to the Coast Survey. 24th Congress. 2d Session. House of Treasury Doc. No. 13. "I have the honor respectfully to report to the House of Representatives, that the business appertaining to the survey of the coast was transferred, by order of the President...from the charge of the Navy Department to the Treasury Department. In consequence of a difference of views existing between the President and the superintendent, (M. F.R. Hassler,) in regard to an allowance of arrearages of pay claimed by him, for himself and assistants, and also for an increased rate of compensation for the future, this department was directed to bring the subject to the notice of Congress..." 60 pages. Disbound. Pages browned along edges and some foxing, but does not interfere with text. Otherwise document is Very Good. Famous Americans in document: Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury; F.R. Hassler, Superintendent of the Survey of The Coast of The United States; J.J.Abert, Lt. Col. Topographical Engineers and G.S. Blake, Lieutenant U.S. Navy and assistant on Coast Survey.

Title: COAST SURVEY 1836

Author Name: Congress

Categories: U.S. Government Document, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey,

Publisher: Blair & Rives Printers: 1836

Binding: Paperbound

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Surve

Size: Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Seller ID: 005274

Keywords: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, F.R. Hassler, G.S. Blake,