Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal Building report (to accompany H.R. 1804) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal Building (Fort Smith, Ark.),
  • Post office buildings -- Arkansas,
  • Courthouses -- Ohio,
  • Public buildings -- Arkansas

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SeriesReport / 104th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 104-367
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14458937M
OCLC/WorldCa34201791

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