GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS FOR STOCKING FISH IN LOCAL LAKES, RIVERS, AND STREAMS, as recorded in a file of documents, 1900- 1902, from the papers of William F. Rhea, congressman from southwest Virginia at the turn of the 20th century.

14 letters and docments, 4to, half-sheet 4to, and 8vo, 15 pages total. Included in the file are three letters from constituents requesting fish to stock in local waters; two retained, unsigned copies of Rhea's replies; three letters from constituents forwarding applications for the fish; three acknowledgements to Rhea from the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries informing him that the applications have been received; and three notes from that agency infoming him that the fish have been sent (the fish included 1800 rainbow trout for the Maiden Spring fork of the Clinch River, 1400 rainbow trout for Tumbling Creek in Washington County, and 100 black bass for Silver Lake near Dublin, Virginia). Folded for mailing, but very good. For the lot of 14 letters and documents:. Item #35189

Price: $300.00

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