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Some work of George Washington as a stateman in his home county

Robert Walton Moore

Some work of George Washington as a stateman in his home county

speech of R. Walton Moore in the House of Representatives February 22, 1930.

by Robert Walton Moore

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsYA 28285
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL610499M
LC Control Number96206582

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