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Planning the infrastructure for the United States Navy...
Item # 633314
December 22, 1829
RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well.
Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War