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Title:
Celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Establishment of the Seat of Government in the District of Columbia.
Author:
Committee on the Centennial Celebration of the Establishment of the Seat of Government in the District of Columbia.
Publication Information:
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1901.
Physical Description:
343 pages : plates, 2 portrait on 1 plates, folded plans, facsimiles (part color) ; 30 cm
General Note:
At head of title: 1800-1900.

On back of cover: National Capital Centennial. 1900.

"The arrangements for the celebration were made, by authority of an act of Congress, under the direction of a joint executive committee, made up of representatives of the two houses of Congress, of the governors of the states and territories, and of citizens of the District of Columbia."--p. 15.

Printed according to act of Congress approved March 3, 1901. Public, 136.

Appendix: 1. The coming of the white man, and the founding of the national capital. By A.R. Spofford.--2. Removal of the government to the District of Columbia in 1800. By A.R. Spofford.--3. Removal of the seat of government to Washington. By W.B. Bryan.--4. The centennial of the permanent seat of the government of the United States. By S.C. Busey.--5. Locating the capital. By Gaillard Hunt.--6. Sketch of the various forms of local government in the District of Columbia: with list of Washington city officials [1802-1898]. By W.B. Bryan.--7. Plans for treatment of that portion of the District of Columbia south of Pennsylvania Avenue and north of B Street S.W., and for a connection between Potomac and Zoological Parks.--8. Books, pamphlets, periodicals, maps and original plans of the "Centennial exhibition" in the Division of Prints, Library of Congress. Washington. Comp. by A.J. Parsons.--9. Beautifying the national capital. By W.V. Cox.
Language:
English
Format :
Book