concise statement of the action of Congress, in relation to a navy yard for iron clad vessels with extracts from reports made on the subject, and the comparative expense of a navy yard at League Island and New London.

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  • Connecticut,
  • New London.

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  • Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Navy-yards and naval stations -- Connecticut -- New London.

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ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress), YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 468, no. 11
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Pagination32 p., [1] folded leaf :
Number of Pages32
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A concise statement of the action of Congress in relation to a navy yard for iron clad vessels: with extracts from reports made on the subject, and the comparative expense of a navy yard at League Island and New London.

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