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To the immortal name and memory of George Washington

Torres, Louis

To the immortal name and memory of George Washington

the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the construction of the Washington Monument

by Torres, Louis

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Published by Historical Division, Office of Administrative Services, Office of the Chief of Engineers, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Monuments -- Washington (D.C.),
    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.,
    • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- History.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Louis Torres.
      ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Historical Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF203.4.W3 T67 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 145 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664215M
      LC Control Number85601652

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