Improvement of the Upper Mississippi, 1866-1876
The following table gives in detail the different divisions into which the river was divided for convenience
in letting contracts, and prosecuting the work of improvement, the number of miles covered in each division, and
the amount expended in each in the ten years from 1866 to 1876:
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Book title: Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot from 1854-1863.
Contributors: George Byron Merrick - Author.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press.
Place of publication: Minneapolis.
Publication year: 2001.
Page number: 299.
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