The National Old Trails Road: The Great Historic Highway of America; a Brief Resume of the Principal Events Connected with the Rebuilding of the Old Cumberland--now the National Old Trails Road--from Washington and Baltimore to Los Angeles

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National Old Trails Road Association, 1925 - 284 páginas
 

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Página 271 - The construction work and labor in each State shall be done in accordance with its laws, and under the direct supervision of the State highway department, subject to the inspection and approval of the Secretary of Agriculture and in accordance with the rules and regulations made pursuant to this Act.

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