Stream Channelization: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-second Congress, First Session [-Ninety-third Congress, First Session], Part 6
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Conservation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
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Page 3368 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named : Improving Harbor at Belfast, Me.
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