Correspondence relating to the projected railway from Halifax to Quebec
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Published by J. Simpson in Fredericton [N.B.] .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- Maritime Provinces -- Surveying.,
  • Railroads -- Quebec (Province) -- Surveying.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 22314
ContributionsGrand Trunk Railway Company of Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (18 fr.).
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22058354M
ISBN 100665223145

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