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An 1884 outline of the content and advance sheets for the Report on the Problems of Irrigation by William H. Hall, California State Engineer.
The 304 page outline and advance sheets for the 1884 Report on Irrigation was submitted to the California Legislature as an exhibit of the extent and character of the report that was in the process of preparation and publication. The first 32 pages contain the Table of Contents or Outline of Matter, for each chapter of the entire work. The subsequent 272 pages contained the text of about three-fifths of the First Book. Hall planned to his work to consist of three parts making up seven books: Part I. The Social, Political and Legal Problems of Irrigation (Books I & II); Part II. The Physical, Practical, and Technical Problems of Irrigation (Books II, IV & V); and Part III. The Planning, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Works (Books VI & VII).
"1884 Outline of Matter and Advance Sheets of the Report on the Problems of Irrigation , Wm. Ham. Hall" (2016). Miscellaneous Documents and Reports. 1.