The Inter-State Board of the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Commissioners

The Inter-State Board of the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Commissioners : Annual Meeting at Put-In-Bay, Ohio, September 10th, 1914 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Inter-State Board of the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Commissioners: Annual Meeting at Put-in-Bay, Ohio, September 10th, 1914 This pamphlet presents a synopsis of the most important business transacted, compiled from the records of the inter-state Board, together with a brief statement of the facts relative to the work entrusted to the Commissioners. The laws enacted by Congress and all of the participating States provided for National and State celebrations of the one hundreth anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie and for the erection of a memorial. For these dual objects the National Government and the States of Ohio, Penn sylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, New York, Rhode Island and Kentucky made appropria tions at various times prior to the centennial celebrations of 1913. The national celebration was held at Put - in-bay Island during that summer, under the auspices of the inter-state Board, but the several state celebrations were conducted under the auspices of the several state commissions at appropriate points within such states and their expenses were borne from the funds appropri ated by such states. The inter-state Board was not concerned in such state celebrations and had no responsibility as to their finances, except that it provided for the cruise of the restored warship Niagara, Commodore Perry's flagship in the battle of Lake Erie, to the principal ports of the Great Lakes, and otherwise exhibited its interest and contributed the support of its organization to the success of all of the local celebrations. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243121237
  • 9780243121236