Journal of the Twenty-Sixth National Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D. C., September 21st and 22d, 1892 (Classic Reprint)

Journal of the Twenty-Sixth National Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D. C., September 21st and 22d, 1892 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Journal of the Twenty-Sixth National Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D. C., September 21st and 22d, 1892 Just at the present time you may be interested to know that out of a total of 250 miles of streets and avenues, 100 miles are paved with smooth asphalt, the balance with granite and other durable blocks. There are 285 miles of sewers with proportionate amounts of water and gas pipes and of course the resulting fact of a low death rate. As a city of residence you can see for yourselves the high character of much of our architecture, while the later business buildings are large and imposing. In' the ten years ending June 3oth last, there were erected in Washington houses at a cost of nearly fifty million dollars, representing also an ia crease of twenty per cent a year. 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 | 756 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38mm | 993g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243245386
  • 9780243245383