Item #30572 The Barataria Ship Canal and Its Importance to the Valley of the Mississippi. Capt. John Cowdon.

The Barataria Ship Canal and Its Importance to the Valley of the Mississippi

An Address Delivered by Capt. John Cowdon, At the Request of the Property Holders' Association of New Orleans, Nov. 5th, 1877 Memphis: Tracy & Co., Printers, 1877.

First Edition. Wraps. Printed, stitched peach colored wraps. 41 pages. Errata slip inserted before title page. This address resulted in an act by the 45th Congress (1878) to authorize the Barataria Ship Canal Company to construct and operate a ship canal from New Orleans to the Gulf of Mexico. Scarce. 4 copies located in OCLC. Very good. Item #30572

Price: $375.00

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