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Public roads and highways post-roads.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Roads

Public roads and highways post-roads.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Post roads,
  • Postal service

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMaking all public roads and highways post-roads
    SeriesH.rp.27
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15970176M

    Leadership in the movement was taken by Logan W. Page, head of the U.S. Office of Public Roads, and Sen. John H. Bankhead of Alabama, chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. In Oklahoma as well, citizens banded together, mapped out likely routes, and publicized their efforts in order to create a groundswell of public support.


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