Congressional Edition Volume 1580

Congressional Edition Volume 1580

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Centennial Commission. The plote of ground designated on the map, A, 13, C, I), E. aud F, offered by your commission for the erection of the centennial-exhibition buildings, are most favorably located and sufficient in extent for the purposes of the great enterprise. In so far as I can, in the absence of the Centennial Commission, I approve of the action of your commission, and accept the plot of grouuil ou the terms stated in your communication. I am, very respectfully, A. T. GOSHORN, Chairman Committee on Plans and Architecture, Centennial Communion. Samuel L. Smedley, Acting Chairman Committee on Centennial Exhibition, Faifmount Park Commission, Philadelphia. Philadelphia, March 27, 1873. Dear Sir: The committee on plans anil architecture of the United States Centennial Commission desire you to designate the location, and appropriate the grounds in the park for the use of the United States International Exhibition of ld7t. The soaces for the main building aud the art-gallery, on Elm avenue, are required at ouco for the use of architects furnishing designs. Iu order that the grounds may be adapted for the purposes of the exhibition, and that the additional grounds which may bo required may be designated as early as possible, we desire the park commissioners to co-operate with this committee in arranging the grounds for the purposes of the exhibition, with the view that the walks ami drives laid ont for exhibition purposes shall remain as permanent features of the park after the exhibition closes, as commemorative of the great event. Very respectfully, A. T. GOSHORX, Chairman of Committee on Plans and Architecture. Hon. Morton Mcmichael, President of the Park Commission. Office Of The United States Centennial Commission. 904 Walnut...show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,030g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236564863
  • 9781236564863