Disturnell"s railroad, steamboat and telegraph book
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Disturnell"s railroad, steamboat and telegraph book being a guide through the United States and Canada : also giving the ocean steam packet arrangements, telegraph lines and charges, list of hotels, &c. : with a map of the United States and Canada showing all the canals, railroads, &c.

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Published by J. Disturnell in New York .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- United States.,
  • Railroads -- Canada.,
  • Steamboat lines.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDisturnell, J. 1801-1877.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches (76 fr.)
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19995271M
ISBN 100665443269

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