Letter from Theodore P. Shonts to Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore P. Shonts discusses what effect an earthquake would have on the Panama Canal and its dams in light of the recent California earthquake. Shonts defines the characteristics and limitations of a "Sea-level Canal" and provides the commission's recommendation for a permanent canal.
Letter from Theodore P. Shonts to Theodore Roosevelt.
Theodore Roosevelt Papers.
Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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U.S. President - 2nd Term (March 1905-February 1909)
Library of Congress Manuscript Division
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