Recollection of men and things at Washington, during the third of a century. by L. A. Gobright

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Published by Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, W.H. & O.H. Morrison in Philadelphia, Washington .

Written in English

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  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877

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Also available on microfilm (Microfilm 36844), and in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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StatementBy L. A. Gobright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF198 .G57
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 13-420 p.
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6973034M
LC Control Number06028014

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