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The political aspects of railroad regulation

The political aspects of railroad regulation

a criticism of the eleventh annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission

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Published by s.n. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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Statementby Joseph Nimmo, Jr.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 89/5271 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1842463M
LC Control Number89953153

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