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Fig. 1

LONDON
Whitehall, one of the finest wood pavements in Europe.

CITY OF NEW YORK

OFFICE OF THE

PRESIDENT, BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

STREET PAVING AND MAINTENANCE
IN EUROPEAN CITIES

A REPORT

BY

HENRY WELLES DURHAM

CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE BUREAU OF HIGHWAYS

DECEMBER 31, 1913

6039-14-2,000 (N)

PRESS OF

CLARENCE 8. NATHAN

NEW YORK

271

210980 MAY 26 1917 SRC ·D9

6371928

"They order," said I, "this matter better in France."

"You have been in France?" said my gentleman, turning quick upon me, with the most civil triumph in the world.

"Strange!" quoth I, debating the matter with myself, "that one-and-twenty miles sailing (for 'tis absolutely no further from Dover to Calais) should give a man these rights. I'll look into them."

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