Memorandum on the causes of an explosion in no. 3 tunnel of the Peter"s Mine, Puruni River 1st April, 1916 by J. B. Harrison

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Published by [Colonial Secretary"s Office] in [Georgetown] .

Written in English

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  • Mine explosions -- Guyana.

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Extract from the Official Gazette, 28th February, 1925.

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StatementJ.B. Harrison, C.L.C. Bourne.
ContributionsBourne, C. l. C.
The Physical Object
Pagination2p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18701407M

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