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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Gerald W. Johnson ...
LC ClassificationsE176 .J65
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6454671M
LC Control Number43014328

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