Muscle Shoals: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 3420, to Provide for the Manufacture of Explosives for the Use of the Army and Navy, to Provide for the Manufacture of Fertilizer for Agricultural Purposes, to Incorporate The Federal Chemical Corporation, and for Other Purposes; and on the Henry Ford Muscle Shoals Offer; Offer Made by the Alabama Power Co., Proposing to Complete Wilson Dam; Offer of Frederick E. Engstrum for Muscle Shoals, and Offer of Charles L. Parsons for Properties at Muscle Shoals, Ala. February 16, April 10, 12, 13, 1922, Volumes 1-4

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Page 499 - States, if in his judgment such means is best and cheapest, such site or sites, upon any navigable or nonnavigable river or rivers or upon the public lands, as in his opinion will be necessary for carrying out the purposes of this Act; and is further authorized to construct, maintain, and operate...
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Page 174 - ... for the purpose of manufacturing nitrates, explosives or munitions of war, or for any other purpose involving the safety of the United States...
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