Testimony Before the Joint Commission to Consider the Present Organizations of the Signal Service, Geological Survey, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and the Hydrographic Office of the Navy Department: With a View to Secure Greater Efficiency and Econommy of Administration of the Public Service in Said Bureaus
United States. Congress. Joint Commission to Consider the Present Organizations of the Signal Service, Geological Survey, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and the Hydrographic Office of the Navy Department
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1886 - 1141 pages
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