Opinion of John Carroll Brent, Esq., in reference to certain water rights on the Potomac River.
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Published by Gideon, printer in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



  • Great Falls of the Potomac (Md. and Va.)


  • Great Falls of the Potomac (Md. and Va.) -- Water rights.

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Other titlesOpinion in relation to water rights at the Great Falls of the River Potomac
ContributionsJoseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsKFV2846 .B74 1853
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6592808M
LC Control Number16025982

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