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drop-title] Steamboats. May 18, 1832. Printed by order of the House of Representatives.

United States. Congress. House.

Published by [Washington], 1832
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On steamboat boiler explosions. Stated on first page: "Mr. Wickliffe . made the following report: The Select Committee to whom was referred the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and the documents accompanying the same, upon the subject of the explosions of boilers in boats propelled by steam, have had the same under consideration, and devoted as much of their time to its investigation as was compatible with the discharge of their other duties as members of this House." Illustrated with a full-page engraving and folding plate with one leaf of explanations not included in pagination. Government document: 22d Congress, 1st Session. Rep. No. 478. Ho. of Reps. 8vo. 192 pp., [1] f.; fold plt. Removed from a nonce volume; three small holes in inner margin, touching a few letters of text from a couple of pages, only. Short tear in upper margin of one page, final leaf with folded bottom left corner. Some pages browned and spotted. First page with inked numeral in upper margin. Outer margin of pp. 52, 100, 102 closely trimmed, with several letters and page numbers shaved without affecting overall sense of text. Some pages unopened. Folding plate with tears along folds and chip at bottom just touching illustration. Bookseller Inventory # 12076

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Title: drop-title] Steamboats. May 18, 1832. ...

Publisher: [Washington]

Publication Date: 1832

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