Report of the Select Committee of the Senate of Pennsylvania in relation to the Bridge Across the Ohio River at Wheeling, Virginia. Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate. Select Committee on Bridge Across the Ohio River.

Report of the Select Committee of the Senate of Pennsylvania in relation to the Bridge Across the Ohio River at Wheeling, Virginia

Harrisburg: J.M.G. Lescure, printer to the state, 1850. Paperback. 10 p.; 22 cm. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. "16" in ink at upper right-hand corner of title page. This report of the committee of the Pennsylvania Senate declared that bridges erected from Zane's Island to both Virginia and Ohio obstructed the navigation of the Ohio River, impacting the movement of steamboats and other boats to and from the port of Pittsburg. This was part of a case that concluded before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1855 as Pennsylvania v. Wheeling & Belmont Bridge Co. (59 U.S. 18 How. 421), commonly known as the Wheeling Bridge Case. In Very Good Condition: disbound; light foxing; otherwise, clean. Very Good. Item #005098

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